Melanie  Zwennes

Melanie Zwennes:


Melanie is a newly qualified solicitor in the Business Crime and Regulatory team working on criminal and regulatory matters, having joined the team as a senior paralegal in May 2015. She deals with the day-to-day handling of client matters.

Prior to joining Howard Kennedy, Melanie worked at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) where her duties included legal research, providing advice, drafting legal documents and conducting reviews and analysis of evidence.

Melanie is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

Recent work

  • Leading a document review of over 30,000 documents on a large scale SFO investigation
  • Supporting the lead partner on a potential third party intervention into a £6,000,000 confiscation claim
  • Assisting a partner in a major money laundering investigation and trial.
  • Working on a large SRA investigation.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the defence of an individual  in the SFO Euribor investigation.

Random fact

Melanie loves tennis and enjoys travelling on short breaks.