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Lawyer

Melissa Pitout

LLB, BA

Lawyer

(08) 9220 4407
mxp@birmanride.com.au

Melissa has worked exclusively as a family lawyer since her admission as a barrister and solicitor in Western Australia in 2017. She has acted in most areas of family law with an emphasis on complex parenting matters, divorce and property/financial settlement.

Melissa has always had a passion for family law and is an advocate for collaborative practice and resolving matters without Court proceedings. She has participated in many successful conferences and mediations and achieved amicable and cost-effective outcomes for her clients.

In her previous role as a family law solicitor, Melissa regularly advised and represented clients in Family Court proceedings with a view to guiding and assisting them through the daunting Court process.

Melissa graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2016 with Bachelor degrees in Law and Arts with a single major in Psychology. Melissa joined the Birman & Ride team in January 2019 and works in our Resolution Family Law brand.

Outside of law, Melissa enjoys reading, trying new cafes and restaurants and exercising. Melissa participated in the HBF Half Marathon in 2017 and aims to do a full marathon in the coming years.

MEET THE TEAM

Supervising Partner
Michael Hodgkins
Supervising Partner

(08) 9220 4455
mh@birmanride.com.au

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Lawyer
Melissa Pitout
Lawyer

(08) 9220 4407
mxp@birmanride.com.au

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Senior Associate
Lucy Dickens
Senior Associate

(08) 9220 4401
ld@birmanride.com.au

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Legal Executive
Thomas White
Legal Executive

(08) 9220 4418
tw@birmanride.com.au

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