The recently-launched directory Chambers UK Guide has ranked Levison Meltzer Pigott (LMP) once again as one of London’s leading Family practices.
This is what the researchers concluded:
What the team is known for
Strong family boutique servicing clients across the spectrum of private family law, with particular expertise in high-value and multi-jurisdictional disputes involving asset tracing. Fields significant experience in divorce disputes with trust complications. Demonstrates valuable experience in prenuptial agreements. Offers notable strength in private children issues, including those with an international element.
One source lauds a “team that is experienced, managed meticulously and whose focus is entirely on the client as an individual.”
Another notes that the team “has huge talent and serious expertise but is down to earth and enjoyable to work with.”
“They are great – they are among the top boutique firms dealing with high net worth families,” reports a commentator.
Alison Hayes is particularly respected for her work in financial disputes with offshore trust structures. Her cross-border practice also covers contentious consent orders and matters with parallel criminal proceedings.
“She’s very good at international trust issues and the need to enforce in foreign jurisdictions.”
Jeremy Levison enjoys an impressive reputation for his vast experience in handling divorce proceedings. His caseload includes nuptial agreement issues and multi-jurisdictional matters involving significant trust and tax structures.
“Jeremy is a formidable opponent who never shrinks from fighting his client’s corner.”
Simon Pigott frequently acts for high net worth individuals in jurisdiction disputes and cases involving large-scale assets. He has additional strength in challenges to prenuptial agreements.
“Simon’s experience, ability and sixth sense enabled him to quickly focus on issues and ensure that my case was presented to maximise the preferred outcome.” “He instils confidence in his clients and his preparation is brilliant.”
LMP is ranked for Family/Matrimonial in London (Firms). Read full rankings here.