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Melanie Portelli is the Clerk and Practice Manager of Waratah Chambers. Melanie joined Waratah Chambers in 2017 as Receptionist and from 2021 has taken the position of Clerk and Practice Manager.
Melanie is the principal point of contact for both solicitors and clients wishing to brief barristers at Waratah Chambers. She can advise on all clerking and practice management enquiries associated with the Floor, including availability and suitability of Counsel, specific areas of legal expertise and their associated professional fees.
Melanie is responsible for assisting the Barristers with the daily administration of their practices, including diary management and handling correspondence. Maintaining a strong relationship with our clients is an integral part of her role and one she has always enjoyed.