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Company

Mishcon de Reya

Position

Partner

Index

Legal

Family Lawyers

Location

London

Advice type

Children law

Cross-border litigation

Divorces

Family offices

High-value cases

International child relocation

International relocation

Legal - Trusts

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Private office

Client Types

Entrepreneurs

Expats

High-profile clients

HNW

Sector Focus

Legal Advisory Services

Geographical Focus

France

Italy

Russia

United Kingdom

United States

Customer Type

Barrister

Melissa Lesson

Spear's Review

‘People don’t seem to have the same appetite for litigation. Far more people are trying to do a deal early on,’ explains Melissa Lesson.

The multi-lingual Mishcon de Reya partner was a pupil at 1 Hare Court and holds law degrees from University College London as well as from the University of Paris. She was called to the Bar in 1998 and, 10 years later, joined the partnership at Mishcon.

She now leads the firm’s Anglo-French group, with a team dedicated to francophone clients. Her practice also covers pre-nuptial agreements, which, she has written, ‘remain the best protection available against the potential loss of half (in some cases more) of a person’s wealth’.

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Rank: Recommended

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Address

70 Kingsway, Africa House London, WC2B 6AH United Kingdom

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