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Simon Pigott

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Levison Meltzer Pigott

Position

Founding partner specialising in all aspects of divorce and family law, including complex financial issues and children. Accredited and practising family mediator, a qualified and practising collaborative lawyer and has a special interest in resolving disputes concerning children. Contributor ‘Rayden and Jackson on Divorce and Family Matters’, 17th ed. Has lectured for the College of Law and was one of the first family law mediators trained by the Family Mediators Association. Chair of the Association 1995 and 1997, and vice-chair of the United Kingdom College of Family Mediators 1996 and 1998. Simon was shortlisted for the prestigious Family Law Awards 2014 in ‘Family Law ADR Practitioner of the Year’ category. In 2015 he was nominated as one of the best family lawyers in London for the Family Law Index, published by Spear’s, a magazine for high-net-worth individuals and their advisors.

Career

Articled Wright Webb Syrett, qualified 1982; founding partner Levison Meltzer Pigott 1998 to date.

Member

Resolution; American Bar Association (Family Section); Family Mediators Association; fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Central London Collaborative Forum.

Education

Mill Hill School; University of Southampton (1977 BSc Hons).


London: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Pigott - Levison Meltzer Pigott

Within: Family

Levison Meltzer Pigott is a niche practice that specialises in all aspects of family law including divorce and separation, cohabitation as well as prenuptial agreements and paternity disputes. 'Quiet colossus' Simon Pigott heads the department that has a strong emphasis on work which has a complex financial element with an international dimension. The group is skilled at handling cases where there are hidden assets and at defending and attacking trust structures. The firm has trained mediators and those who are qualified in collaborative law. One partner, Julian Ribet is also a qualified arbitrator. Jeremy Levison is immensely experienced at dealing with high-net-worth and complex financial settlements. Laura Geraghty has been promoted to the partnership.

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Family: mediation

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Pigott - Levison Meltzer Pigott

Within: Family: mediation

Head of team at Levison Meltzer Pigott is Simon Pigott who is an experienced and accredited family mediator with an ‘all issues’ practice. Pigott acts almost exclusively as a sole mediator and acts primarily for high-net-worth individuals.

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