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Admitted as a Solicitor:  2002


Tel:     0203 026 9638


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Commercial Property
Development / regeneration
Landlord and tenant
Residential property
Property finance


After an initial career in corporate banking, structured finance and treasury at British Rail/Railtrack plc, Melanie trained as a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and worked at Addleshaw Goddard and Rosenblatt.  Melanie has a wealth of experience advising on a range of complex commercial property matters.  She has recently advised on a number of multi-million-pound strategic development acquisitions and disposals.  Prior to joining DJB, Melanie was an in-house Solicitor at One Housing in London, responsible for bringing all of their commercial property work in house.  She also has experience of working with blue-chip clients, high-value lease work, portfolio management, business sales and purchases and refinancing matters.  One client recently told the Legal 500 that Melanie Greer-Walker was, ‘the best lawyer we have ever worked with’.


Highlights include advising:  

  • Sellar Property Group on the development of The Shard, London Bridge.

  • A 'Top 100' law firm on the lease of a new office in the City of London. 

  • An award-winning architecture and property development firm on refinancing their existing loan portfolio

  • Frugalpac on their move to a new head office and manufacturing plant in Sussex.  Frugalpac are a new and innovative business which aims to eliminate coffee cup waste by using recycled paper for recycled cups. 

  • Martinspeed Limited on the £23 million conditional sale of a large warehouse site for redevelopment into 500 student units for King’s College

  • One Housing Group (whilst in-house) on all of the the legal issues to arise out of their 250 commercial properties. 

  • A leading pension company’s extensive commercial property investment portfolio: including dealing with lease renewals, licences, s146 notices, break notices and advising on all other aspects of leasehold management.

"Melanie Greer-Walker is an exceptional lawyer. She combines an excellent technical knowledge with commercial acumen which results in advice that is spot on for our needs." 

Client testimonial, Legal 500 2022

"Melanie Greer-Walker is very proactive and commercially minded in her advice. She really understands the fine detail with legal work associated with property development and is very collaborative to work with. She understands the client needs very well and is an invaluable team member on any commercial/development deal."

Client testimonial, Legal 500 2022

"Philippa Hipwell and Melanie Greer-Walker are both excellent and approachable. They take the time to fully understand the detail of the instruction, so they can fully advise on all the possible permutations and particular matters to look out for."

Legal 500 2024

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