Melissa Chester


  • BA Massey University 2015
  • LLB University of Canterbury 2018
  • Admitted to the Bar in New Zealand 2019

Melissa is a Solicitor working in Holland Beckett Law's litigation team. She is based in our Rotorua office.

Melissa was raised in Christchurch and spent some time in France after leaving High School before heading to Massey University Wellington where she graduated with a BA in Linguistics and a minor in French. In 2015 she began studying law at the University of Canterbury and graduated with an LLB in December 2018. After finishing her degree, Melissa moved to Rotorua to join the Holland Beckett litigation team. She was admitted to the bar in Auckland in 2019.

Melissa enjoys volunteer work and is looking forward to becoming involved in the Rotorua and Bay of Plenty communities.