Melin Tarafdar is a commercial and IP lawyer who trained and has practiced her entire legal career in-house. She has over 11 years' legal experience, 8 of those post qualification. Melin trained and practiced in JPMorgan Chase within the commercial and IP team advising the Europe Middle-East and Africa operations for almost 8 years. Following this, Melin took on the role of Group General Counsel at Totally Money, a private equity-backed regulated financial technology start-up. Melin then made the transition to take on interim consultancy roles while going through the process of setting up her own practice. During this time she has consulted for Barclays, Birds Eye and headed up the legal function for the UK and Ireland franchise operations for Coca-Cola's.
Twelve Tables is a boutique, virtual, start-up law firm. As a (very new) start-up, our passion is start-ups and our clients tend to be from growing businesses looking for practical and cost-effective solutions that get the job done. We focus on what we do best, and that is the variety of work that fall into Commercial, Corporate, and Intellectual Property Law. The two partners behind Twelve Tables have collectively over twenty years' City legal experience, both within and acting for, top tier City firms and some of the world's largest institutions and brands.
Melin Tarafdar is an outstanding lawyer. She is extremely bright, articulate, personable and totally professional. In my twenty five years working as a corporate lawyer, I would say that Melin is one of the most impressive in-house lawyers I have ever met. I would have no hesitation in strongly recommending her to any prospective clients.
Melin is highly responsive, pragmatic, commercial and integrated quickly as an extension of our existing team. Highly recommend.