Lucy Hoare - Solicitor

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

Contact Lucy: [email protected]

Call: 020 7556 2400

Lucy joined Levison Meltzer Pigott LLP in December 2022, having qualified as a Solicitor in 2016.

She specialises in high-net-worth cases often representing individuals in business and the media and entertainment industries.  Her cases frequently have an international element.

Lucy advises on the full range of family matters including financial disputes, divorce and civil partnership dissolution, cohabitation disputes and Schedule 1 applications, as well as enforcement in these cases as appropriate.

She also advises on and drafts pre and post nuptial agreements and has advised on nuptial agreements being entered in to in other jurisdictions. Her cases often span multi jurisdictions and the clients frequently have intricate financial arrangements including complex trust structures (often offshore).

Lucy has worked on ‘jurisdiction race’ cases and has experience of instructing Single Joint Experts to advise, including forensic accountants and actuaries. She has experience of enforcing financial orders including applications for passport orders and judgment summons. the full range of family matters including financial proceedings, divorce, pre and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and non-molestation and occupation orders.

She also has significant experience in children matters including contact, shared care arrangements, prohibited steps orders, specific issue orders, removal from the jurisdiction and cases involving relocation and abduction. She was accredited by the Law Society in 2019 in respect of Children Law and has acted on behalf of parents in many reported cases

Lucy prides herself on her ability to build personal relationships with her clients, helping them reach agreement wherever possible.  Lucy also has significant experience of litigation and is able to provide robust representation when necessary.

Lucy is a mentor for law students as part of the Kent Law School Professional Mentor Scheme

Recognition

Lucy Hoare is an exceptional solicitor, with a real knack for finding practical solutions to even the toughest of cases.” Legal 500 2024

A recent addition to the Levison Meltzer Pigott team, Lucy Hoare assists her clients with a broad range of matters in family law. Chambers HNW 2023 and Chambers UK 2024

Young Family Solicitor of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2017.

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

Lucy Hoare, is an exceptional solicitor. She knows her cases from the bottom up and has the intellectual and tactical nous that clients love’. Legal 500 2023

Lucy Hoare is a growing talent…..Lucy has become a formidable lawyer. She is fast, efficient and effective. One to watch.” Legal 500 2022

“…former young solicitor of the year proves that her accolade was not a flash in the pan. Dedicated and talented with a phenomenal work ethic.” Legal 500 2022

“Lucy Hoare is clear sighted and a very tough but very polite opponent, well respected, sensible, intelligent and diligent. Her case preparation is exceptional; she knows her cases inside and out” Legal 500 2022

Education

The College of Law, Bloomsbury: Legal Practice Course (2012 – 2014)

The College of Law, Moorgate: Graduate Diploma in Law (2011 – 2012)

University of Kent: BA Politics and International Relations (2007 – 2010)

Westcliff High School for Girls (2000 – 2007)

Career

Levison Meltzer Pigott (December 2022 – present)

Russells, Senior Associate (April – December 2022)

Russells, Solicitor (July 2019 – April 2022)

Hecht Montgomery, Solicitor (June 2016 – July 2019)

Hecht Montgomery, Trainee Solicitor (September 2014 – May 2016)

Fisher Meredith LLP, Paralegal (February 2013 – September 2014)

Lucy is a member of

Resolution

Women in Family Law

Publications

The value of pre-trial preparations in care proceedings – Lexis Nexis, 4.9.17

Janine Douglas
Lucy's Executive Assistant

Please email Janine at:
[email protected]

Janine's Direct Dial
020 7556 2410