Our lawyers - Melanie Pilmer


"I would recommend Melanie to anyone I know who is unfortunate enough to find themselves in this difficult situation."

Client testimonial



Melanie qualified in 2006 and has been based in East Anglia since that time. Melanie advises in relation to a full range of family matters including divorce and associated financial matters, cohabitation disputes, children matters and pre-nuptial agreements.


Melanie is a collaboratively trained lawyer and member of Resolution First for Family Law.


Melanie has significant expertise in relation to resolving complex financial disputes often involving business assets.


A considerable amount of Melanie's practice consists of negotiating and preparing Nuptial Agreements.


Notable cases include:


Divorce case involving a significant portfolio of UK and international properties.

Divorce case on a collaborative basis involving international company assets and significant pension funds.

Cohabitation dispute involving assets exceeding 15 million.

Successfully applying for freezing application to preserve funds on an emergency basis.

Representing parents and grandparents in children applications.

Nuptial Agreements as protection for farming estates.


Melanie's clients and contemporaries have described her as "easy to talk to", "calm" and "empathetic".


Resolutiion Member


The Legal 500 UK 2017