Melissa Jones « McAlister Family Law


Melissa Jones


"Life is short, and so am I." 


Melissa qualified as a solicitor in 2013 and has been dealing with family law matters for the past ten years. She has a vast amount of experience in dealing with all aspect of family law, and particularly children matters.. She started her career at a specialist, niche firm dealing with legal aid matters and predominantly care proceedings, representing parents in the Family Court.

Prior to joining McAlister Family Law, Melissa was Head of the Family Department at IMD Solicitors providing legal advice and assistance for clients from migrant communities. Melissa is highly experienced in conducting divorce, financial and children matter cases with international elements, particularly cross-border issues.

She is a member of Resolution and is committed to resolving family law issues in a constructive and positive manner; for those cases involving children matters, she encourages a child-focused approach, putting the needs of the children first.

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Legal Team

With over sixty years combined experience, our aim is to settle your matter as quickly, amicably and fairly as possible. 

Carla Thompson


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Isabelle Chatterton

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