Melanie Ward

Melanie Ward is a versatile, forward thinking and solution-focused legal finance and compliance professional with a wealth of experience and a sustained record of success within the Legal and Education sectors. She has gained key expertise across a diverse range of areas including change and practice management, legal services and training.

With over 22 years of experience in training, legal accounting and practice management, she is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and is currently the Head of Finance & Administration (HOFA) of a CLC regulated firm where she is responsible for ensuring that the licensed body complies with the Accounts Code (rules) in the licensing rules.

Melanie is a regular commentator and public speaker on legal finance, compliance and change management topics on the Association of Legal Compliance & Accounts forum, the Social Support Team where she is instrumental in providing help and support to individuals and firms that attend.


  • Accounts Rules/Code
  • Legal and Financial Practice Management
  • Change and Project Management
  • PMS/CMS Implementation

Alone you can do so little; together we can do so much.