Madeleine is the Senior Partner and a co-founder of DJB. Madeleine is the lead lawyer to some of the UK's most important land owners including the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Parks. Prior to founding DJB, Madeleine worked for the Government Property Lawyers. Madeleine is highly sought after for her ability to manage the affairs of our clients' most important projects, ensuring they run as smoothly as possible. She is regularly highlighted by Chambers and Partners and was recently added to the Legal 500 Hall of Fame.
Highlights include being the lead lawyer to:
The Royal Parks, managing all of DJB's services to them, including high profile projects such as the London 2012 Olympics, the new Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park and their annual events including Winter Wonderland.
The Crown Commercial Service on its last five contracts. She has led on major projects and estates on this framework.
Over thirty Central Government Departmental and Non-Departmental bodies including the Cabinet Office, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Many of the organisations taking the fight to the Coronavirus pandemic, including Public Health England, Department of Health and Social Care and Care Quality Commission.
"Madeleine Davitt maintains excellent client care and oversight. She clearly takes pride in her firm and has a great propensity to make clients feel valued and to see that work gets done on time and that the client is kept updated" Legal 500 2021
"We have always received a fast, efficient, courteous service from Madeleine, even when the timescale for delivery has been short."
Legal 500 2020
“Madeleine provides excellent client care. She oversees the allocation of work & goes out of her way to ensure the client is satisfied.” Phillip Plato, Managing Director of property investment company, Plato Estates