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Alistair joined the firm as a paralegal in 2005 and qualified having completed his training contract in 2008. He was made partner in 2015. Alistair practises in all areas of family law, in particular complex financial remedy cases often involving assets in different jurisdictions and complicated trust structures. Alistair has assisted in many of the firm’s reported cases in recent years including AC v DC & Others and AC v DC and others (no 2) in 2012, J v J and Jones v Jones in 2010 and 2011 respectively and US v SR in 2013. Alistair also acted as London agent for the applicant’s solicitors in the case of Bhura v Bhura which dealt with the enforcement of a US order in this jurisdiction. Alistair has extensive experience in all areas of private Children Act proceedings including leave to remove cases and assisting in the reported cases R v F (Schedule 1: Costs) regarding costs in Schedule 1 proceedings in 2011 and Re Child X (Rights of Media Attendance) in 2009, the leading case on the right of the media to report on private children law cases. Alistair has appeared on BBC2’s Working Lunch to comment on developments in case law and volunteers as a student supervisor at the BPP pro bono Family Law Advice Clinic.
Trained Levison Meltzer Pigott; qualified 2008; partner Levison Meltzer Pigott 2015.
Worth School, West Sussex; University of Exeter (2003 BA Hons); BPP Law School, London (2004 GDL and 2005 LPC).
London: Private client
Levison Meltzer Pigott ‘takes excellent care of its clients, has superb technical knowledge and provides a cost-effective service’. The ‘very impressive’ Simon Pigott and Julian Ribet ‘relish the difficult cases and get results’ and the ‘pragmatic’ Nicola Fletcher has a ‘good eye for detail’. Alistair Myles is ‘clever and approachable’ and Amanda Andrews is ‘balanced and calm’. Alison Hayes is ‘technically brilliant’. The firm has particular expertise in complex financial and international cases.