Areas of specialisation:  

Since qualification, Melissa has specialised exclusively in private client work.

A significant part of Melissa’s practice involves complex will drafting, including IHT mitigation. She has extensive experience of setting up and administering private family trusts, including those with large commercial and residential property portfolios. Her work also involves administration of estates, often involving complex pension, overseas, business property and agricultural elements. Melissa also provides general advice to our elderly clients, particularly with respect to Lasting Powers of Attorney and applications to the Court of Protection.

Melissa is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Solicitors for the Elderly and the Law Society Private Client Section.

She joined Stitt & Co in 2010, having provided specialist advice to the firm since 2007.

Year of Admission:1989
University of Warwick, Law LLB (Hons)
College of Law, Chester

Melissa Merry

Phone: 020 7832 0840
020 7832 0841