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Simon Pigott

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Levison Meltzer Pigott


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.


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


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


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

London: Private client


Within: Leading individuals

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Within: Family

Levison Meltzer Pigott is a ‘brilliant boutique law firm with an excellent reputation. It provides top quality advice and excellent value for money’. Simon Pigott is particularly good on complex finance cases and ‘is very focused on helping couples to find solutions- he is the elder statesman. Few have the combination of so many years of legal practice and so many years as a mediator. He is gentle but can be very tough as necessary’. The ‘top classJulian Ribet  is ‘a great tactician’. Alistair Myles  has the ‘deft touch and doesn’t allow opposing solicitors to rile him, remaining calm and focused on his clients’ interests’. Jeremy Levison has ‘so much experience that he always starts at an advantage to his opponents’ and Alison Hayes’ ‘dedication to her clients seems boundless. She is fantastically thorough and a team player through and through’.

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Within: Leading individuals

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Within: Family: mediation

Levison Meltzer Pigott  is ‘renowned for both its litigation and mediation practice’. Simon Pigott  is a ‘highly skilled and experienced mediator. He is particularly effective at bringing couples who are often on the brink of proceedings through complex legal and financial issues to pragmatic and acceptable outcomes. Simon is very personable in his approach and focuses on the family and the children. He is a sharp, shrewd yet incredibly humane mediator and at all times leads his clients in the right direction’. Julian Ribet is ‘knowledgeable, firm and fair and a realist’.

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