Vikki has particular expertise acting for insurance and self-insured commercial entities and acts as the sole Scottish panel solicitor for a number of the firm's clients. Vikki handles a wide range of claims raised in both the Sheriff Courts and the Court of Session, including litigation in the Commercial Court Division. Her dispute resolution portfolio extends to aviation claims arising north of the border - acting on behalf of a large number of airports throughout Scotland, as well as on behalf of various airline companies. She also receives instructions from our London arbitration team. A number of her clients also instruct Vikki to handle their high profile regulatory Health & Safety cases.
Consistently highly ranked in Chambers – the 2018 edition stated that "market commentators find Vikki Melville to be "a real pleasure to work with" and "excellent with clients."
Vikki also takes a keen interest in Scottish Government reforms, legislative and lobbying processes, and has contributed to several working party consultation responses. She was elected a Council member of the Law Society of Scotland in 2014, serving a three year term which concluded in May 2017.