Melanie Byrne -

Melanie Byrne

0161 615 5554

After studying Law at the University of Central Lancashire, Melanie started work at a Legal Aid firm in 2007 and worked as a Paralegal assisting clients across a broad spectrum of areas before beginning to specialise in Private Client Law.  She  qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined us in April 2017.

Private Client Law covers;
•    Wills and estate planning
•    Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
•    Probate
•    Trusts
•    Deputyship/Court of Protection Work

She has particular expertise in dealing with elderly clients and those with mental capacity issues.

Melanie has completed several professional development courses in probate and estate administration. She is a Fully Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly, an organisation of professionals who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

She is a member of STEP qualified (Society of Trusts Estate Practitioners).

Melanie spends her spare time riding her horses and enjoying walks in Anglesey with her partner.

What Melanie’s been talking about

How easily can I change my will?

Can a beneficiary in my will also be the executor?

I have been asked to be the executor of a will. Should I agree?

Don’t lose your precious family history

New Years Resolutions – What Will 2019 Bring?

Recent Court Ruling relating to Lasting Powers of Attorneys

Unclaimed Estates

Summer Holidays and LPAs…

Tickets, money, passports … Will?

Kind words

“Melanie is a charming young lady, very professional and extremely personable. She went beyond our expectations to explain the whole will drafting process.  I know I can trust Melanie to provide similar excellent client service if I refer.  I would have no hesitation in advising friends to ask for Melanie.”

Mr T, Altrincham

Accreditations and Memberships

Melanie is an accredited member of the Solicitors for the Elderly