Meet the Vine Team!

You are welcome to get in touch with any of us for a chat about how we can help you.

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Melinda Smith

Partner
Legal operations & customer relationships

Melinda Smith is our co-founder, guide, leader, and all-round business guru.

Melinda’s aim in setting up Vine Law was to create a firm that truly listens to what its client want and which tailors the way services are delivered so that the experience for the client is as easy as possible.

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Kim Cross

Partner
Employment, HR & disputes

Kim is a solicitor who qualified initially in Australia and moved to the UK in 2009.

Along with co-founder Melinda Smith, Kim started Vine Law with the ambition of creating a firm that puts access to the law, the client experience, and the well-being of its staff at its core.

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Cath Collins

Partner
Wills and Probate

Cath is a founding member of Vine and specialises in lifetime and estate planning. She is well known for her empathy and her open, friendly nature.

She is also flexible in how she works with clients, whether it is in the office or their home with a cup of tea (post-Covid anyway!) or virtually if they prefer.