Melanie Stancliffe

Partner – Employment, Irwin Mitchell LLP

Melanie provides practical employment advice to businesses, directors, partner/members and employees, particularly to clients in the financial services and technology sectors. She has 18 years’ experience in this area and has expertise in negotiating contracts and settlement agreements.

Melanie advises boards on their business structures and throughout reorganisation proceedings. She also assists businesses in making their acquisitions and sales.

She has experience in handling a variety of cases, including:

  • International work
  • Unfair dismissals
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Equal pay
  • Discrimination claims
  • Restrictive covenant and bonus litigation

Melanie is a French speaker and heads our French Group. She is ranked as an expert in legal directories Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.