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Melanie Lee

Principal Associate


Melanie is a Principal Associate working for the national Weightmans Police Team. Since qualifying in 2007 Melanie has worked a litigator and advisory lawyer in Central Government and the NHS and has also worked in a private company.

Having worked in the public sector, Melanie has developed a diverse range of experience in human rights, immigration, data protection, healthcare, NHS contracting, issues of capacity and consent, inquests (including inquests following deaths in custody, Article 2 and jury inquests), public law and judicial review.

Melanie manages a team of Police lawyers overseeing a wide range of civil applications in the Magistrates’ Court with a focus on protective orders. Melanie advises on operational matters, data protection, complex and sensitive litigation, judicial review, inquiries and inquests.

Melanie also writes and delivers bespoke training on judicial review and inquests.