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McKay Law Offices is a full service law firm offering a broad range of legal services but concentrating in transactions affecting Real Estate Law in Massachusetts.

Real estate specific services include:

  • Single and multi-family residential transactions including drafting, preparation and negotiation of Purchase and Sale Agreements; title examinations and certifications; loan transactions, issuance of lender’s and owner’s title policies and all other necessary and appropriate loan documentation to secure lender’s position;
  • Commercial loan transactions including title examinations and certifications, Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board permitting as necessary; Conservation Commission and wetlands issues; complete loan documentation including personal guarantees, assignment of leases and rents, etc.; land use issues including sub-divisions, Planning Board hearings and approvals, Zoning Board of Appeals relief (variance, special permits, expansion or alteration of pre-existing non-conforming uses and/or structures, wetlands overlay district issues, etc.);
  • Boundary disputes, rights of way, easements, adverse possession, prescriptive easements, etc.

Malcolm C. McKay, Esquire is a principal of the firm who attended Boston University and Suffolk University receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in business administration in 1971 and a Juris Doctor Degree in 1979.   Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1979 and the Federal Bar (District of Massachusetts) in 1985.  Attorney McKay is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Newburyport Bar Association (past President) and the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts.

The firm has closed thousands of residential and commercial loans representing numerous lenders including GMAC, Cendant, Wells Fargo and local and regional lenders including the Provident Bank, the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, the Institution for Savings in Newburyport and its Vicinity, the former Amesbury Cooperative Bank, the former First and Ocean National Bank (now TD BankNorth) and various non-commercial lenders and institutions providing land use financing.

The firm is an issuing agent for both loan policies and owner’s policies of title insurance issued by Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation/LandAmerica.


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Greater Newburyport Bar Association
  • Anna Jacques Hospital – Former Trustee
  • Corporator, Anna Jacques Hospital
  • Greater Newburyport Opportunities Workshop
  • Former Amesbury Town Moderator
  • Suffolk University Moot Court Judge

234 Main St.
Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913

Please call the office at (corner of Rte 110 and Main St. across from the Provident Bank) for an appointment for a free initial consultation.

Phone – (978) 388-3410
Fax – (978) 388-3417
Email – malcolmmckay@hotmail.com