Melissa Pretorius


Melissa Pretorius is an Associate at Moore Lawyers and was admitted to the legal profession in 2020.

Melissa practises predominantly in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and insolvency. Melissa also completed her Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting in 2023, which allows her to apply cross disciplinary skills to complex insolvency and financial matters.

(07) 3186 8669


Melissa has experience in both Queensland and Federal Court jurisdictions. Melissa has acted for individuals, small to medium businesses, directors, shareholders, companies, creditors, liquidators, bankruptcy trustees, builders, homeowners and property developers.

Melissa practises in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Building and Construction Law
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Australian Consumer Law Disputes

Melissa has worked on some of the most complex disputes and obtained successful outcomes including costs orders in favour of her clients in both Federal and State Jurisdictions.

Melissa prides herself on her exceptional problem solving and strategic skills to achieve the best outcomes for her clients.