Melanie Reynolds

Melanie Reynolds

Senior Associate Solicitor- Team Leader for Medical Negligence

Melanie qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and has specialised in personal injury and medical negligence work since 1994.

As a senior member and Team Leader of Dutton Gregory’s Medical Negligence department, Melanie has been working hard to achieve successful outcomes for her clients for over 30 years. As you would imagine, her caseload includes a broad spectrum of cases ranging from stillbirth to cerebral palsy claims resulting from injuries at birth. 

"You and Jane have both been so supportive and understanding throughout the whole process and turned what should have been intimidating and complicated into a manageable experience. We appreciate everything that you have done for us. Thanks again Melanie for your kind service for which I shall be recommending you" - Satisfied Client, Nov 2019

"Melanie was very supportive and showed great empathy. Even though at times I was very emotional, she was always extremely professional and provided very good, clear advice. Melanie’s secretary Jane is also an absolute star – they are a great team." - Mrs Nixon, June 2019

"Professional, courteous and informative at all times - May I take this opportunity to thank you both [Melanie and her secretary, Jane] for your help on this case over the last 2 years. You have both been amazing." - Satisfied Client, February 2021

Melanie enjoys complex, challenging cases and the reward of obtaining a good outcome for her clients. For example, Melanie's recent cerebral palsy case was settled for over 9 million. Melanie is acknowledged by her clients for being supportive and showing empathy, whilst remaining professional and giving good, clear advice. She believes in listening to her clients and trying to understand their needs.

Melanie is a member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the AvMA Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel and was a previous committee member of The Bournemouth and District Law Society.


  • Cardiac related claims
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Stillbirths
  • Shoulder dystocia/brachial plexus injuries
  • Facial Palsy Claims
  • Fatal Claims
  • Medical misdiagnosis Claims
  • Failed sterilisation
  • Optical Injuries
  • Gynaecological injuries
  • Surgical injury claims
  • Cancer misdiagnosis claims

"Melanie Reynolds focuses on challenging cases and is ‘hard working, taking on complex cases with a great volume of paperwork involved’." - Legal 500 2018

“Can’t praise you enough. Internet contact was easy." Mr D, July 2020

For more information please call Melanie on 01202 306268