Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Melvin has been acting as a Commercial Litigation attorney and Commercial Advisory attorney, with a focus on international trade and investment. He has advised foreign companies operating in South Africa and Southern Africa (Mozambique, Botswana) about regulatory and legislative requirements, in industries such as the FMCG, solar energy, agriculture and the commodities sector.
Melvin founded M Naidu Attorneys Inc in 2011, which has subsequently transitioned into Justec Legal Advisory Services. He has recently provided oversight, management and legal services in respect of a security project in the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements to protect sites developed or earmarked for development and successfully allocated 1,500 families to their new Rural Development Project homes.
Melvin is a member of the Legal Practice Council and has a Bachelor of Law from the Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa.