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Muckle LLP strengthens top-ranked Corporate Team

Muckle LLP strengthens top-ranked Corporate Team


Leading business law firm Muckle LLP expands its renowned corporate team with the addition of qualified solicitor Melissa Henderson, reinforcing its commitment to excellence and diversity

Muckle LLP, a prominent law firm specializing in business matters, continues its growth trajectory by welcoming newly qualified solicitor Melissa Henderson to its top-ranked corporate team. Melissa's addition underlines Muckle's dedication to expanding its pool of talented professionals and promoting diversity within the legal sector.

Melissa Henderson, who recently qualified into the Muckle corporate team, will collaborate with Partner Anthony Evans on a spectrum of corporate transactions, including share and asset acquisitions, reorganisations, and share schemes. Melissa's legal journey includes completing an M Law Exempting course at Northumbria University and qualifying via the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) route. During her time as a paralegal at Muckle, she gained practical experience while pursuing the SQE 2 exam through the University of Law.

Before joining Muckle, Melissa served as a supervising paralegal at an international law firm, where she garnered expertise in banking transactions, data subject access requests, and various corporate litigation matters. Beyond her legal responsibilities, Melissa co-leads the Neurodiverse Lawyer Project, focusing on supporting legal professionals with neurodivergence in their careers and educating firms on fostering an inclusive environment.

Expressing her enthusiasm, Melissa stated, "Muckle has been fantastic right from the beginning. I've had the opportunity to engage in a variety of transactions from start to finish, and I'm really excited to delve into some interesting and complex acquisitions. I’m passionate about diversity and inclusion, and I’m keen to raise awareness and use my own experiences to make a difference. The entire team has been exceptionally supportive, which has really helped me settle in here."

Anthony Evans, Partner and Head of Corporate at Muckle, praised Melissa's positive work ethic and community involvement, emphasizing her commitment to making a difference for clients and the community. He expressed delight at Melissa's qualification into the team, highlighting her passion for contributing to both legal excellence and societal impact.

Muckle's corporate team has earned top rankings in the region by prestigious legal directories, including Legal 500 UK and Chambers & Partners. Melissa Henderson's addition further enhances the firm's reputation for excellence and underscores its commitment to fostering a diverse and talented legal workforce.