Melissa King

Professional Support Lawyer

Melissa is a member of the corporate and specialist investment funds team at Stuarts assisting with the registration of funds and ongoing compliance issues.

Practice Experience

Melissa joined Stuarts as a Professional Support Lawyer in 2018 assisting our practice groups with legal analysis, organisation and the drafting and amending of legal documents. Melissa is also a client contact for case management inquiries within the firm.

Prior to joining Stuarts, Melissa worked at Man Group in London where she was a Legal Counsel with responsibility for an array of legal, compliance and regulatory matters, having also completed a secondment to Herbert Smith Freehills Investment Funds Group in London. Melissa has also previously worked with AXA Investment Managers, Hermes Investment Management and DMS Governance.

Melissa has extensive experience in all legal aspects of asset management including, fund formation and investment structuring, managed account structures, trading agreements, distribution, data protection, FATCA, fund governance, technology, employment, strategic projects, cross-border legal and regulatory issues.


  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands


  • The University of Manchester Law with Politics BA (Upper Second Class Hons)
  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course