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Levison Meltzer Pigott, Alistair Myles, London, ENGLAND

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Alistair Myles

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Levison Meltzer Pigott


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


Within: Family

Levison Meltzer Pigott has ‘professionalism and compassion in equal measure. It is a long-established and highly regarded firm that is small enough to be personal but with some top-tier hitters amongst its members’. Jeremy Levison is ‘fiercely bright but also utterly charming. If a case needs a fight, he is the solicitor you would want in your corner’. Simon Pigott is ‘highly intelligent and utterly reasonable. His avuncular style and caring concern make the difference to clients time after time. He knows when to fight a point and when to gracefully move matters to a conclusion’. Julian Ribet is ‘a leading financial remedies lawyer and one of the big hitters. He deals with cases with lots of zeros on the asset schedule’. The ‘steelyNicola Fletcherhas commercial savvy and knows how to present her clients at their best’, and Alistair Myleshas quickly become one of the best in his field. He is very assured with clients, gives realistic advice and fights very hard when necessary’. Alison Hayesreally goes that extra mile for her clients, and is completely client-focused’. Amanda Andrews is now at Winckworth Sherwood LLP.

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