Melinda Smith Fraser Dawbarns

Melinda Smith

Melinda Smith is the firm’s Managing Partner having previously worked as a solicitor in our Family Department.

During her time practising family law, Melinda specialised in Court of Protection Applications and acted as a Deputy in Court of Protection matters. Melinda has worked in family law for over 20 years, first as a legal executive but gained her solicitor qualification in 2006. She has also spent three years practising commercial law.

Melinda’s legal experience includes dealing with financial and property matters arising from divorce proceedings, separation agreements, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements. She covered a wide range of cases within her specialism including matters involving businesses and Trusts.

Melinda currently devotes her time to the day-to-day management of the firm. Melinda works closely with the firm’s Management Executive to make sure that Fraser Dawbarns delivers an exceptional client experience and to grow and develop the business.