Megan Mackey

Megan Mackey
FIRM:
Shibley Righton
POSITION:
Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Commercial Litigation, Real Estate
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Megan Mackey, a partner with the firm Shibley Righton LLP in Toronto, focuses on condominium and commercial law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in biochemistry from Simon Fraser University in 1998, before earning her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto in 2003. Ms. Mackey was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004 and the British Columbia Bar in 2008.

Ms. Mackey advises condominium corporations, unit owners, and developers regarding condominium matters. She also acts for insurers, corporate clients, and individuals in both condominium and commercial lawsuits.

Ms. Mackey is a member of The Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario. She is also a member the Canadian Condominium Institute's education committee.

Megan Mackey Posts

Changes needed to combat condo cancellations: Mackey

Legislative changes may be needed to stem the recent tide of cancellations of condo building constructions, says Toronto condominium lawyer Megan Mackey . Read more

Research developers to avoid construction deficiency lawsuit

Condo buyers who wish to avoid a dispute over construction deficiencies should choose their developer carefully, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

Condo corporation has right to access every unit

A condo owner’s unit is not his or her castle, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Disclosure must be 'readable, free of unnecessary complexity'

The Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) handed consumers a victory when it upheld a lower court’s ruling demanding that condo developers explain what they’re selling by using plain language in disclosures, says Toronto real estate lawyer Megan Mackey , who represented the plaintiff in the matter. Read more

Cost-sharing agreements between adjacent buildings - a legal primer

Shared facility disputes are a frequent source of litigation which is why cost-sharing agreements are worthwhile to iron out ahead of time, Toronto real estate lawyer Megan Mackey tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Harassment of condo managers a growing problem

Condominium corporations should enact anti-harassment rules to protect their property managers and staff, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Speed is key when addressing hoarders, pests in condos

Condominium boards and managers should deal with hoarding and pest issues quickly, going to court if necessary, to stay on top of potentially expensive problems, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

Procuring contractor services Part 3: the service agreement

In the final instalment of a three-part series, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey discusses service agreements and penalty clauses. Read more

Procuring contractor services Part 2: choosing a winning bid

In the second instalment of a three-part series, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey discusses how to choose a winning bid. Read more

Procuring contractor services Part 1: tendering

In the first instalment of a three-part series, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey discusses what condominium corporations should know about procuring contractor services. Read more

Open-minded approach to condo mediation pays dividends

Approaching mediation with an open mind can improve the chances of settlement, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

Bylaw helps condos crack down on short-term rentals

The City of Toronto’s move to regulate short-term rentals is good news for condo boards that want to crack down on such use by unit owners, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

Mackey to offer insights on changes to Condo Act at Springfest

Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey will join a panel of legal professionals to discuss key issues facing condo boards and corporations in 2018 at the upcoming Springfest conference. Read more

Condo pitfalls avoided with pre-purchase legal advice

Consulting a lawyer before a condo purchase can help buyers avoid nasty shocks after closing, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Legal advice on marijuana crucial for condo boards

Condominium boards should think about whether restrictions on marijuana smoke are needed in their buildings before legalization takes effect later this year, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more