LMP because...

navigating uncertainty requires a safe and highly experienced pair of hands

Founding partners Jeremy Levison and Simon Pigott reflect on the strengths of their firm that has forged its reputation by a combination of hard work, professionalism and excellent client care.

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LMP because...

breaking up can hurt, emotionally and financially


Benjamin Stowe explains how the team at LMP recognise that separation and divorce can impact on all aspects of your life and, therefore, that the interplay between our advice and your personal circumstances is a sensitive one.

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LMP because...

relationships can change. If children are involved, it’s vital to prioritise and protect your family


Kate Stovold reports how the team at LMP will recognise each client’s individual aims and objectives, and tailor the specialist advice accordingly.

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LMP because...

you need a lawyer who will fight your corner all the way in court, if necessary


Jeremy Levison reflects on a previous case that highlights the need for sound legal advice and a lawyer who will, if necessary, litigate hard for you in Court.

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LMP because...

you need someone who can handle complex financial and children issues when international jurisdictions collide


Simon Pigott explains the need for quick and decisive action, and how the team at LMP can assist in these difficult and sensitive situations.

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LMP because...

rebuilding your life needs a solid foundation based on absolute trust


Alison Hayes reflects on the importance of trust in the client-lawyer relationship and how, twinned with her specialist knowledge and expertise, she works together with clients to secure a positive outcome and bright future.

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Our purpose

Excellence, empathy and strength
in divorce and family law

We’re here to help you get through one of life’s most upsetting and painful experiences with the least amount of stress – legally, physically, emotionally and financially.

We do this through our vast expertise in highly complex family law, in the UK and abroad. Our work on ground-breaking high profile cases has led to changes, or clarification, of the law.

We offer exceptional value for the work we do. Don’t take our word for it, see what our clients and legal directories have to say about us below…

Your expert team

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  • Partners

  • Lawyers

  • Executive assistants

  • Administrators

Going above and beyond, expertise and professionalism define our team of lawyers.

  • Lucy Hoare - Solicitor

    Lucy Hoare – former young solicitor of the year – hardworking and practical. Legal 500 2023

  • Sara Robertson - Practice Manager

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2400

  • Zoe Jones - Accounts Manager

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2415

  • Sarah Chalmers

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2419

  • Felicity Cox

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2495

  • Janine Douglas

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2410

  • Lynne Shrimpton

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2408

  • Sarah Stower

    Email: [email protected]
    DDI: 020 7556 2409

  • Cara Lahnstein - Solicitor

    “LMP consists of highly specialised litigators, always looking to obtain a proper settlement but fully prepared to strongly support their client’s case.” 

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Natasha Methven - Solicitor

     “Natasha Methven is a great associate and is one of the best I have worked with. She is wise beyond her years, calm under fire, and has an impeccable work ethic.”
    Legal 500 2024

  • Ranjana Nair - Solicitor

    LMP have established themselves as the foremost boutique matrimonial practice in London. They are notable for the high level of service they provide and they offer exceptional value for money.
    Legal 500 2024

  • Daniel Green - Paralegal

     A boutique law firm with an experienced team that ‘brings the experience from the top names in the industry coupled with the dynamism of the younger partners’. 

    Legal 500 2024

  • Jeremy Levison - Partner

    “…one of the biggest names in the industry with decades of experience. He has a knack for predicting outcomes and has the strategic prowess of a chess grandmaster” Legal 500 2023

  • Simon Pigott - Partner

    “Levison Meltzer Pigott fields an ‘exceptional team’ with the ‘simply phenomenal’ Simon Pigott at the helm who works on the ‘hardest of cases and trickiest of clients with skill’”. Legal 500 2023



  • Alison Hayes - Partner

    “She is one of the most cost-effective yet super-efficient lawyers I know; she has the most streamlined approach to litigation.”  

    “Alison is a force of nature and is definitely somebody you want on your side.” Chambers UK 2023

  • Kate Stovold - Partner

    “She’s got all the qualities you want in a lawyer: she’s so hard-working and dedicated to her clients, she’s not afraid of a fight and she approaches everything analytically.” Chambers UK 2023 and Chambers UK 2024

  • Benjamin Stowe - Partner

    “He’s got a really bright future. He is unflappable, so hard-working, and gets to grips with complicated facts quickly.” Chambers UK 2023 and Chambers UK 2024

What people say about us

"LMP are a solid, quality boutique firm in the family market. They provide a very good service to clients and are good value for money."

Chambers UK 2023

“A boutique law firm with an experienced team that brings the experience from the top names in the industry coupled with the dynamism of the younger partners.”

Legal 500 2024

All five LMP partners feature in the Spear’s Family Law Index 2022

“The perfect boutique practice specialises in high-net-worth cases and brings to these cases the professionalism of a magic circle firm.”

Legal 500 2024

2022 eprivateclient Top Family Law Firms – LMP first tier boutique firm

“LMP have established themselves as the foremost boutique matrimonial practice in London.”

Legal 500 2024

“They are notable for the high level of service they provide and they offer exceptional value for money.”

Legal 500 2024

"They would be one of the firms that I would recommend friends and family to. They are completely on top of matters and really easy to deal with."

Chambers UK 2023

"They are a long-standing respected boutique firm; they are the kind of firm you'll feel comfortable referring clients to. They are sensible lawyers that know what they're doing."

Chambers UK 2023

"Levison Meltzer Pigott do a good job of dealing with the sheer volume and complexity of information in cases. They really know what they're doing with high net worth individuals and international business practices."

Chambers UK 2022

Areas of expertise

LMP is a top-tier law firm.  Our expertise and experience covers all areas of divorce and family law, including those cases with an international element.  We also advise on cohabitation, paternity disputes and all issues relating to children

We specialise in complex financial and international cases, including the location of hidden assets, defending and attacking trust structures and complicated jurisdictional disputes.

We advise and provide clear, pragmatic and highly valued legal expertise to a broad range of high net worth clients, entrepreneurs, politicians, sports and media personalities and professionals.

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Legal Terminology

Your options

  • Mediation

    Mediation is an effective way of resolving disputes without need for costly contested court proceedings. It involves using an independent third party – a specialist family mediator – to help the parties reach a fair and acceptable outcome.

  • Collaborative Law

    In the collaborative process, the clients and their lawyers work together in a series of meetings to achieve a fair and mutually acceptable solution to the issues in dispute.

  • Arbitration

    Arbitration is another form of Alternative Dispute Resolution and involves the parties entering into an agreement under which they appoint an arbitrator to adjudicate their dispute and make an arbitral ‘award’. That award is legally binding.

  • Private FDRs

    A Financial Dispute Resolution Appointment (FDR) provides an opportunity for you to negotiate within the framework of Court proceedings and follows the exchange of financial disclosure. The FDR is designed to assist the parties narrow the issues between them and, if possible, reach an agreement.

  • Solicitor-led Negotiation

    In some cases, negotiations are conducted via the solicitors representing each of you, often in writing. You will alongside your solicitor throughout the negotiations to ensure that your objectives are met and that you position yourself fairly and sensibly in the negotiations.

  • Round Table Meetings

    A Round Table Meeting, at which both parties are usually represented, is designed to help you reach an agreement, whether in relation to financial matters or arrangements for the children, following discussion and negotiation.

  • Court

    In some cases, whether driven by a need for urgent resolution, or because alternative dispute resolution has been unsuccessful, an application to Court is necessary.

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