Meyric was described by The Lawyer as "standing out" for his expertise in planning and judicial review. He is listed as a Leader at the Bar in Chambers Directory and as a Leading Junior in the Legal 500. He specialises in all aspects of planning (including environmental assessment) and compulsory purchase both at inquiries and in the courts at all appellate levels. Clients range from substantial developers to public authorities and individual developers or objectors.
He is frequently reported in the specialist law reports in notable cases. His court practice ranges from judicial and statutory review in the higher courts to prosecutions and other regulatory proceedings in the Crown Court and Magistrates' Court. He has particular experience in proceedings relating to planning enforcement, statutory nuisance and land contamination.
He has widespread expertise in compulsory purchase and compensation law acting for and advising clients on CPO and major infrastructure proposals and the compensation issues arising from them.
He is Chambers' Pro Bono Champion.
Meyric served as B Panel Treasury Counsel 1995-2001 defending Secretary of State's planning decisions in the High Court
He has published many articles including Expediency in Enforcement  JPL 1106, The New Procedures for Planning Challenges in the High Court  JPL 1720, Enforcing Planning Obligations  Local Government Lawyer and Planning and Proceeds of Crime Act  JPL 972; The Sanctity of Contract - Enforcing Section 106 Obligations  JPL 748.
He was the elected Chair of the Compulsory Purchase Association 2014 - 2016.
He is regularly invited to speak at specialist seminars including RTPI Planning Law Updates and the Planning Inspectorate's Enforcement Conference.
He is the author with Bob McGeady of Law Brief Publishing's Certificates of Lawfulness - A Guide (2018) and Planning Obligations Demystified (2019).
He is an Editor of the Sweet & Maxwell Compulsory Purchase Encyclopaedia.
"What Meyric Lewis doesn't know about planning law isn't worth knowing" Chambers and Partners, 2011
"He has an incredible attention to detail and his knowledge is impressive", Chambers and Partners, 2018
"A very good advocate who knows the law and is able to apply it in resourceful ways to achieve good outcomes", Chambers and Partners, 2018
"He is very good at adapting the theoretical to the realities of the case", Legal 500, 2018
"His drafting of pleadings is excellent'' Chambers and Partners, 2015
''A recognised authority on compulsory purchase'' Chambers and Partners, 2015
"An excellent advocate, and his written work is easily understood by clients." Chambers and Partners, 2015