Megan Davidson

Year of Call
2022
Devil Masters
Nicola Gilchrist
Gavin Dewar
Louise Arrol
Craig Findlater

Contact

megandavidson@amadvocates.co.uk 07824 565 377

Practice Profile

Megan specialises in child law, criminal law and family law, and has a particular interest in human rights.

As a solicitor Megan gained considerable experience of appearing in court over a period of five years, regularly appearing at all stages of criminal and civil proceedings. Megan frequently conducted her own trials and proofs in Sheriff Courts, and has substantial experience of instructing counsel in the High Court. Megan acted as instructing solicitor for a child client throughout all stages of a Children’s appeal which was ultimately heard in the UK Supreme Court. Megan regularly appeared at Children’s Hearings, and in Children’s referral and appeal proceedings in the Sheriff Court.

Megan was awarded a Lord Hope scholarship for devilling. Throughout devilling she continued to expand her experience of dealing with complex and sensitive matters, both in the civil and criminal courts.

Education & Professional Career to Date

Education
2014- 2015: Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Glasgow
with Distinction
2010- 2014: LL.B Law, University of Glasgow

Career
McKenzies Solicitors, Kirkcaldy
August 2019- September 2021: Senior Solicitor
July 2017- August 2019: Assistant Solicitor

Dewar Spence Solicitors, Leven
June 2015- July 2017: Trainee Solicitor
May 2015- June 2015: Legal Assistant

Areas of Practice

Additional Information

Scullion Law prize for top student in Criminal Litigation (during DPLP)
Medico Legal Society prize for 2nd top student in Advanced Criminal Litigation (during DPLP)
Awarded Lord Hope scholarship, 2021-2022