Melissa Barlas


Melissa Barlas is our experienced property lawyer who specialises in conveyancing and all matters relating to the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties in Victoria. She has an exceptional customer-focus, evident by 5-star client reviews from many of our happy clients. Melissa has a Juris Doctor of Laws from Monash University and is working towards becoming an accredited specialist in property law.

Melissa’s warm and friendly attitude, coupled with her sound technical knowledge in the property law space and her ability to understand client’s needs and communicate in a meaningfully way, makes her very easy to work with. You can be confident that your matter will be dealt with professionally and with the care that it deserves by Melissa.

Melissa has extensive experience in the following types of matters:

  • dealing with a wide variety of issues in the property law area, including advising clients on complex issues in relation to contracts of sale and property transactions, and representing clients in relation to property disputes;
  • completing property acquisitions across many jurisdictions, including Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania;
  • completing PEXA transactions, including property transfers between related parties, property transfers pursuant to consent orders and binding financial agreements, registration and discharge of mortgages, and registration of caveats;
  • preparation of contracts and vendor statements and as well as representing property sellers;
  • performed registration of subdivisions for developers and individuals; and
  • drafting of and advising on a variety of property related agreements, including license agreements, default notices, rescission notices, deeds of termination and release and deeds of settlement between parties.

She also has experience in the construction law, including advising on major domestic building contracts for clients purchasing house and land packages.

Melissa has also advised on design and construction contracts relating to commercial building transactions, drafting and advising on consultants’ agreements and tripartite deeds, and preparing for adjudications between commercial builders and developers.

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys painting, pilates, fitness and participating in creative arts and film.

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Melbourne VIC 3000


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1341 Dandenong Rd,
Chadstone Vic 3148


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311 Lonsdale St
Dandenong Vic 3175


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Frankston Vic 3199


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Moorabbin Vic 3189


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84 Hotham St,
Preston Vic 3072


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12 Clarke Street
Sunshine Vic 3020