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

Condos can impose reasonable pet bans: Mackey

Condo corporations may lawfully ban pets in certain circumstances, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

Condo adjustment refunds a victory for consumers

Consumers scored a big victory when an Ontario Superior Court judge ordered refunds of huge closing adjustments paid by purchasers of brand new condo units, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey, who represented the successful litigants. Read more

Judgment could have impact on condo industry: Mackey

A recent court ruling that saw a condominium owner lose her unit due to the actions of her tenant is good news for condo residents but could have a “chilling effect” on investors, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

Work with condo board when you want to make changes: Mackey

If you live in a condo and want to build a deck or make other changes to your common areas, work with your board to enter into a mutual agreement that will make it permanent to avoid future cost and conflict, says Toronto condominium lawyer Megan Mackey. Read more

Condo boards can ban balcony barbecues: Mackey

Residents will struggle to challenge condo-imposed bans on balcony barbecuing, says Toronto condominium and commercial litigator Megan Mackey. Read more

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