Melissa Pacheco

Melissa Pacheco

  • Full Name: Melissa Pacheco
  • Position: Senior Associate
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Date joined RMB:

September 2013

Field(s) of Law:

Compensation Law


Melissa graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Italian). She attained a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in February 2010.

She is also an Approved Legal Service Provider to the Workcover Independent Review Office.

Professional Background:

Before joining RMB, Melissa practised in Sydney, acting for major insurers with a focus on commercial insurance dispute resolution. Prior to that she worked in the Illawarra, advising on a full range of Compensation Law matters including public and products liability, medical negligence, motor vehicle accident, workers compensation, total and permanent disablement and other insurance claims. She has also represented clients in respect of bullying and harassment, discrimination and other workplace matters.

She is experienced in Court representation and Alternative Dispute Resolution processes across varied jurisdictions.

Melissa prides herself on her friendly approach with clients and innovative and practical outlook to resolving legal issues, considering each client’s case from all angles. She strives to settle matters speedily and outside of Court so clients can get on with their lives.

“I love practising in this area of law,” says Melissa. “There’s a great sense of satisfaction and fulfilment in helping injured clients and their families obtain the compensation they deserve.”

Personal Details and Interests:

On a personal note, Melissa has lived in the Illawarra her whole life. She loves spending time with family and friends, music and art.