Melanie Smith

LLB (Hons) - Solicitor

Mel is the Managing Director of Dixcart Legal Limited and coordinates the provision of commercial legal support from the UK office. She has over 20 years' experience in all areas of business law and specialises in commercial and employment matters, including those which are dispute related. Mel's clients include PLCs and UK subsidiaries of large multinationals.

Mel has extensive experience in assisting foreign businesses on acquiring an existing UK business and establishing a branch or subsidiary in the UK, including all employment matters, as well as advising UK based employers planning to employ foreign nationals within the UK.

Mel qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association, the International Bar Association, the Institute of Directors and the Law Society. Mel is a strategic thinker and very practical and commercial in her approach.