Julie Melia

"She's a particularly good lawyer but also a very good people person"

— Chambers UK, 2020

Julie Melia

Head of Property



As Head of our Jersey Property practice, I advise clients across a variety of areas including commercial acquisitions and leases, development schemes, planning issues, mergers and acquisitions and property finance.

I have practiced exclusively in Jersey property law and related areas for over two decades and presently focus on commercial property in Jersey, particularly in the arena of high value and complex transactions.

I am a qualified Notary Public and am also able to advise and assist clients in Jersey wills and probate matters.

Professional qualifications:

Notary Public – 2019

Advocate - Jersey, 1992

Solicitor - England and Wales, 1989 (non-practicing)


The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

The Law Society of Jersey

The Institute of Directors

Past Chair of Jersey Business

What the directories say:

"She's a particularly good lawyer but also a very good people person." Chambers UK, 2020

"Hall of Fame" Legal 500, 2018

"Makes clients feel confident they will achieve the right outcome." Legal 500 UK, 2017

"Leading individual" Legal 500 UK 2017

"tenacious and very commercially minded" Chambers UK 2017

"Excellent with clients…consistently provides sound advice" Legal 500, 2016

"efficiency, easy access, response times and availability….all excellent" Client feedback, 2016

"Knows her subject well. She has got a good commercial and property knowledge. She is very responsive, always available and willing to put herself out." Client feedback, 2016

"She has acted with great professionalism, whilst also being incredibly helpful and charming" Client feedback, 2016

"Knowledgeable and commercial" Legal 500, 2015

"Highlighted for her common sense and 'can-do' attitude" Legal 500, 2014

"Charismatic and easy to deal with whilst being technically exceptional" Chambers Europe, 2014

"Is extremely approachable and gives us a personal service" Chambers Europe, 2013

"Provides solutions rather than putting obstacles in the way" Legal 500, 2013

"Julie provides good practical advice and is very approachable" Legal 500, 2011

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