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All posts by Melissa Menelaou

Melissa joined Sherrards in August 2012 and is based in the firm’s London office. A member of the internal marketing team, Melissa works closely with individual partners and the residential property department in both London and St Albans in a marketing and business development role, helping to progress the firm’s ongoing marketing initiatives. Firm-wide, she assists with the management and interaction of the firm’s social media platforms including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and the Sherrards blog. Melissa organises a number of client events and networking property seminars throughout the year.

Sherrards’ China team wins a place on panel of Principal Tower in London

Sherrards’ China team has won a place on the conveyancing panel of London’s first residential tower fully-designed by world famous architects, Foster and Partners. 50 storeys high, the Principal Tower is in the heart of the City of London’s financial district and within walking distance of the cultural hub of Shoreditch. Sherrards is ideally placed to …

Sherrards’ China team wins a place on panel of Principal Tower in London

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Malaysia – A Commonwealth Member making big moves in the UK.

Malaysia has been making a strong impact in its burgeoning trade ties with the UK at a time which coincides with the celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday. At a reception held on 28th April 2016 the British High Commissioner to Malaysia applauded the fact that: “The Queen has been part of …

Malaysia – A Commonwealth Member making big moves in the UK.

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A touch of Havana comes to Chancery Lane

The UK Ambassador to Cuba, His Excellency Tim Cole, gave a briefing on recent developments in Cuba at the Law Society of England & Wales’ headquarters in Chancery Lane, London. The Ambassador commented that: “Insofar as British business and professional firms are concerned, there are all types of opportunities in Cuba, but patience and persistence …

A touch of Havana comes to Chancery Lane

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Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China

There was standing room only at Going Global Live when Laurel Zhang Head of Sherrards Solicitors’ Chinese Desk and  Jon Luk, Head of Alliotts China Desk and guided Chinese businesses through the pitfalls to avoid when doing business in China. Going Global Live, held at London’s Excel recently, is the UK’s leading information hub for …

Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China

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Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

There are some vast cultural differences when it comes to working with Chinese businesses, and in order to have a successful working relationship, it is imperative that you fully understand and embrace these differences. Here are some tips to help you when doing business in China. Relationships are key – Personal relationships are of vital …

Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

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Three components to check before you buy flood insurance

With the high level of rain we have had over the last six months the time has now come for homeowners to dust off their “House Stuff” folder and check that their home insurance adequately protects them against flooding. There are 3 main components to each policy and it is advisable that you are covered …

Three components to check before you buy flood insurance

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