Michelle qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and spent ten years in corporate private practice specialising in all aspects of property law and housing, before moving to her current position with Progress Housing Group in 2010.

Michelle leads the in-house legal team, overseeing the Group's property transactions throughout the country. She also has considerable experience in corporate governance and at board level and is a member of the Senior Management Team.

Having gained extensive experience in private practice in all areas of non-contentious property transactions and leading multi-million pound projects, Michelle was keen to develop her senior and business management experience after becoming a partner in legal practice. Michelle's experience ranges from high value development schemes, disposals and securitisation projects.