Melissa George - 																					Partner

Melissa George

The Paragon
Bristol BS1 6BX

Partner - Restructuring and Insolvency

With over a decade in the sector, Melissa is one of our experts in insolvency – whether threatened or realised – in relation to corporate or personal matters. She has extensive experience in advising a broad range of stakeholders, including insolvency practitioners, directors, creditors and shareholders.

For these clients and others, Melissa specialises in the areas of business disposals and acquisitions, asset realisation and preservation, challenging antecedent transactions and misfeasance, security, and defending disqualification proceedings. She is ranked in the Chambers UK guide, and was a Legal 500 recommended lawyer in 2013.

Key experience

Melissa’s relevant experience includes:

  • advising vendors and purchasers during the sale of distressed businesses that ranged from owner-managed firms to multi-million-pound corporations
  • advising the directors of a business during its ‘twilight period’ to prevent claims of wrongful trading and misfeasance
  • advising trustees during bankruptcy proceedings on the sale of the marital home
  • assisting with the application for re-use of a prohibited name for a national professional practice


Melissa George Accolades Melissa George Accolades

Melissa George is a ‘sensible practitioner who knows her stuff’.

Chambers and Partners 2016


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