Megan Davies, Associate
Megan advises on the full range of contentious property issues with a particular focus on rights of light and party wall disputes.
Megan advises on the full range of contentious property issues with a particular focus on development related issues including rights of light and party walls. Megan acts for developers and neighbours and assists them with legal and strategic advice.
Megan also routinely advises on residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters (including lease renewals, breaches of covenant, break rights, lease terminations, service charge disputes, and fire safety and cladding issues), residential lease extensions, dilapidations, and restrictive covenants.
Megan writes articles for the Estates Gazette and Property Law Journal.
Megan is a non-practising ADRg accredited mediator and a member of the Property Litigation Association and the Pyramus & Thisbe Club (for Party Wall professionals).
Megan is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
Rights of light reviews for developer clients to ascertain the risk and assist with ensuring any insurance policies cover the identified rights of light risks. On some occasions, Megan’s review and advice has resulted in a reduction in the premium payable under the draft insurance policies.
Injunction proceedings to stop the proposed interference with a client’s rights of light.
Advising on various party wall related matters including feeding in on draft awards, advising on the appeal process, and defending an appeal.
Successful Tribunal application for a residential landlord who sought determinations including that certain works would be covered by the service charge provisions.
Q&A: Duval and consent for alterations
Q&A from a landlord and tenant on consent to carry out works in the light of the Supreme Court ruling in Duval.
Megan Davies writes for Property Law Journal on the government's consultation on lifting commercial rent restrictions
A review of the government’s proposals for lifting the protective measures introduced for commercial tenants during the pandemic.
Government consults on lifting commercial rent restrictions
As the Government consults on lifting of CRAR enforcement procedures, read our summary of what this means for landlords here.
Q&A: Terminating a contract – matters of materiality
Megan Davies and Nicholas Grant address a homebuyer’s query over a shrinking master bedroom.
Megan Davies wrote for the Estates Gazette Legal Q&A on terminating contracts due to matters of materiality
Does overlooking constitute a nuisance?
Megan Davies has written for the Estates Gazette Legal Q&A on the law of nuisance.
Megan Davies writes for the Estates Gazette Legal Q&A on the law of nuisance
James Souter and Megan Davies appear on the Estates Gazette podcast to discuss the Court of Appeal's decision in the Tate Modern Gallery appeal
Don't look into my glass house - the verdict
Q&A – What tenants have to do to get a break
Megan Davies and Aaron Walder writes for Estate Gazette on what tenants can do about existing break conditions.
Don't look into my glass house - round 2
Q&A: Considering covenants and compensation
Megan Davies and Katrina Yate Davies assess the prospects of modifying a covenant without having to pay out.
Property Patter: Subject to Contract and Without Prejudice
The second episode of Property Patter, looks at the labels Subject to Contract and Without Prejudice.
Megan Davies writes for Property Law Journal on the Tate Modern privacy case
Megan Davies appears on the Estates Gazette podcast to discuss the Tate Modern privacy case