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Melissa Scott

Trainee Solicitor

Melissa works in the Commercial team. She is currently undertaking her training contract.

"Wright Hassall have a very firm knowledge of the construction industry, and a very commercial attitude to the wants of a specialist sub-contractor"

Legal 500


Before moving into the Commercial team, Melissa has worked in both our Real Estate Group and Debt Recovery team. During her time with the Real Estate Group Melissa assisted the Construction, Commercial Property and Banking & Finance team. During her time with Debt Recovery Melissa worked on all stages of the debt recovery process from pre-action correspondence through to claims and the enforcement of Judgments.

"Very good depth of knowledge on construction contract documentation"

Legal 500


Melissa joined Wright Hassall after achieving an LLB from the University of Leicester in 2019 and a Masters of Law at the University of Law in 2020.

Previously, she worked as a HR Administrator, before joining Wright Hassall as a Paralegal in the Debt Recovery department.


Outside work Melissa enjoys climbing and bouldering. Melissa also enjoys travelling to new places.

Meet the team

Arvin Bhamra - Property Lawyer
Arvin Bhamra Senior Associate
Lucie Byron Partner - Head of Banking & Finance
Sarah Cottey - Banking and Finance Senior Paralegal
Sarah Cottey Senior Paralegal