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For Simon Pigott there’s no such thing as a ‘good’ divorce, only ‘slightly less unpleasant’ ones.
‘No one goes through it with any sense of pleasure,’ he tells Spear’s. ‘As solicitors, our role is to understand that and recognise that for a lot of clients it is all-consuming and worries them hugely.’
It’s the sort of plain-speaking wisdom that has made Pigott’s firm an outlier. Co-founded by Pigott in 1998, it specialises solely in family law and continues to draw in big-money cases.
Despite expanding, the firm remains true to its boutique ethos. ‘We always do what’s best for them and it goes at a pace that suits them,’ he says. ‘We don’t want to fight unless we have to.