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Appointment of new Partner Melanie Hart


We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new dispute resolution Partner Melanie Hart.

Melanie joins us from Harbottle & Lewis and comes with over 15 years of experience in corporate, commercial and individual disputes. Melanie’s extensive experience in the tech, media and entertainment sectors will bolster our existing practice where she will work alongside Nick Goldstone, Head of Dispute Resolution.

Melanie is a Solicitor Advocate and also sits on The Law Society’s Civil Justice Committee tasked with reviewing and promoting improvements in civil justice.  She was also appointed by the Ministry of Justice this year as a Lay Observer providing independent oversight of detained persons’ conditions and access to justice.

Adrian Biles, Managing Partner said: “We are very pleased to be joined by Melanie who brings a wealth of experience to Gordon Dadds. Our new partner appointment highlights the direction of the firm in growing both organically and by acquisition and we look forward to Melanie coming on board during this exciting stage of the firm’s growth.”

Melanie Hart, Partner said: ”I’m looking forward to joining Gordon Dadds’ successful and growing dispute resolution practice. The firm’s pedigree coupled with its entrepreneurial plans for future growth are particularly exciting and with my experience in the TMT sector, I hope to enhance the practice offering and grow the existing client base.”

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