Department profile submitted by Levison Meltzer Pigott
Levison Meltzer Pigott (LMP) is one of the UK’s leading firms of solicitors specialising in all aspects of family law. Founded in 1998, LMP was one of the first niche solicitors’ practices specialising exclusively in this practice area.
LMP has always been at the forefront of legal developments in family law and offers, as areas of expertise, a sound track record in divorce and separation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, paternity disputes, civil partnerships, cohabitation and the rights of unmarried couples together with all issues relating to children.
The firm’s lawyers are particularly experienced in complex financial cases including those involving the treatment of trusts, pensions, property, Inheritance Act Applications and business interests.
International cases are a speciality with several of the partners members of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL). This gives the firm access to an established network of divorce specialists in other jurisdictions as well as a great deal of experience and knowledge in cross jurisdictional matters.
The strong emphasis on work with complex financial and international aspects, includes the location of hidden assets, defending and challenging trust structures and complicated jurisdictional disputes.
The partners also regularly put to use alternative forms of dispute resolution such as mediation, collaborative law and arbitration.
The firm is acknowledged for its high level of client care and discretion