Organisations led and managed by partnerships have had their operational environments changed significantly over the past decade. Melanie has been particularly close to the legal sector as regulations have forced such partnerships to focus on operational efficiencies, market competitiveness and acquisition-led growth. Her direct approach to identifying issues, structuring solutions and support partners and operational staff to deliver them has been a particularly well received by national and international law firms. Able to deliver hard messages and sometimes controversial solutions to Managing Partners and Executive teams is a skill that is hard to acquire yet valuable to those that can harness it. Melanie’s clients have typically come from the Top50 UK firms as they have been most active in driving growth although her practical insights can be applied to smaller firms.