Melissa is a partner specialising in real estate. She specialises in all aspects of residential development, commercial development and mixed use development. She is the head of a 30 strong plot sales team which completes approximately 6,500 residential, student and affordable plots per year.  This team specialises in dealing with all aspects of disposals at residential development sites including:

Site set ups
Plot sales
Part exchanges
Help to Buy
Infrastructure Agreements
Housing Association Sales
Management AgreementsGround Rent salesTransfers of residual land to the local authority or Management CompanyCommercial disposals on mixed use sites

Most of Meliss'a time is spent working for several national and regional house builders regarding the  development of land for residential or mixed use development.  In additional she act for a number of specialist student housing providers and bespoke residential developers.

Melissa joined Shoosmiths LLP as a trainee in 1999 and qualified in 2001, before becoming an associate in 2005, a senior associate in 2012 and a partner in 2016.




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