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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.

About

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.

Experience

  • 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.

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