Melissa Joyce

Contact Info




Level 4, Allendale Square
77 St Georges Terrace


6189 7943

Professional Information

Member level

Ordinary Member - Level 6


Special Counsel


Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Murdoch University, 1998


Melissa Joyce practises in the areas of insurance law, tort law (including public liability, compulsory third party motor vehicle claims, medical liability and property damage) and associated civil litigation. She has acted in multi-party disputes involving breaches of contract, contractual indemnities and double insurance. Melissa also has experience in travel and tourism litigation and defending class actions from the time spent working in England.

Melissa's work requires her to consider and provide advice on the complex insurance and indemnity arrangements prevalent in the resources, mining and construction industries. She is also involved in policy interpretation, policy implementation and revision of existing and future contracts.

She has trial experience in the Magistrate's, District and Supreme Courts of Western Australia and in the appellate jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal. She also has trial experience in the English County Courts and the Royal Courts of Justice.

Melissa acts for insurers, companies and individuals in relation to claims for damages for litigation, risk management and relevant legislative compliance. She also provides advice on insurance policy coverage and risk management, with particular focus on the resources and construction industries.

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