“Perfect boutique practice” LMP once again ranked in Tier 2 of the Legal 500 for Family and Family Mediation


The Legal 500, the annual legal research directory, has just published its 2024 guide and the boutique family law firm Levison Meltzer Pigott (LMP) is ranked once again in the second highest banding for both Family and Family Mediation.

Simon Pigott and Jeremy Levison continue to be listed in the elite ‘Hall of Fame’ whilst partners Kate Stovold and Ben Stowe are once again recognised as ‘Next Generation Partners’. Alison Hayes is recommended in the editorial. Lawyers Lucy Hoare and Natasha Methven are also highlighted with positive testimonial commentary.

LMP is described as 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’. Praise continues with  ‘(the) perfect boutique practice specialises in high-net-worth cases and brings to these cases the professionalism of a magic circle firm’

Other published testimonials include:

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. Simon Pigott is a man of the highest integrity and is a formidable litigator. He is highly regarded.’

‘Kate Stovold is an excellent lawyer. She is sympathetic, sensitive and committed to her clients, but realistic and strategic in her advice. Her organisation and preparation are excellent, her advice is always on point, and her dedication to reaching a good outcome for her clients is unparalleled.’

‘Jeremy Levison is a legend in the industry and remains one of the best, toughest, and most experienced solicitors in the country.’

‘Benjamin Stowe is a star of his generation. He is super organised, very commercial, and a hard worker. His client care skills are second-to-none. He has a bright future ahead.’

‘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.’

‘Simon Pigott is one of the great family law solicitors and a gentleman to boot. He inspires confidence. Ben Stowe is young, dynamic and a real force.’

‘Kate Stovold is dedicated, intelligent, and hardworking; absolutely who you want in your corner. She has a fantastic manner with clients and is excellent at what she does, but wears it extremely likely. Can be tough when needed, and won’t be cowed into backing down. A real force of nature.’

‘Lucy Hoare is an exceptional solicitor, with a real knack for finding practical solutions to even the toughest of cases.’

The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world for 34 years. The comprehensive research programme is revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.  To read LMP’s testimonial in full, please click here.

The LMP family extends thanks to all clients and referees who have taken time to acknowledge the firm’s ongoing contribution to the industry. As we continue on in our 25th year, it is a pleasure to be working with you and for you, and we look forward to another busy year ahead.


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