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Brisbane Australia






Melissa holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class Honours and the University Medal from the University of Queensland. Melissa also holds a Bachelor of Science and completed the AsiaLink Leaders Program in 2015.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • advising Washington H. Soul Pattinson on its divestment of Round Oak Minerals (a producer of copper, zinc and gold) to Aeris Resources Limited.
  • advising Rincon Limited (a company owned by funds managed by the private equity group Sentient Equity Partners) on its sale of Rincon Mining Pty Limited (which owns the Rincon lithium project, a large undeveloped lithium brine project in Salta, Argentina) and Lithium Extraction Technologies (Australia) Pty Ltd to Rio Tinto for US$825 million
  • advising GIC on its acquisition of a strategic equity investment in InterContinental Energy, which is pioneering green hydrogen production though its portfolio of projects in Western Australia, Oman and Saudi Arabia
  • advising Nikko AM Limited on its merger with Yarra Capita Management to create one of Australia’s largest independently owned Australian equities and fixed income fund managers
  • advising Mitsui & Co., Ltd. on its buyout (in conjunction with Nomura Holdings) of New Forests Pty Limited, a forestry investment manager
  • advising ITOCHU Corporation on the sale of its interest in the Worsley Alumina bauxite mining and alumina refinery