Simon McKirgan is a Senior Director of Vardags. He specialises in high and ultra-high net worth divorce and financial disputes often involving complex jurisdictional issues; separation and cohabitation disputes and private children law proceedings including international relocation. He is experienced in representing individuals or their spouses/partners from the commercial, city, banking, and investment, media, entertainment and sporting sectors and entrepreneurs, with a high degree of experience in handling celebrities and the sensitivities around their cases. Simon is a trained collaborative lawyer and is as well-equipped to adopt a conciliatory negotiated approach as a tough litigation stance. Recent reported cases include Young v Young and Y v Z.
Simon qualified 1999 and became an associate in the family department of a leading law firm in 2001. He moved firms and became a senior associate in 2006, and was made a partner the following year Simon joined Vardags as a director in April 2013.
Resolution; accredited member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority Family Law Accreditation Scheme; trained collaborative lawyer.
Dr Challoners Grammar School, Amersham, Bucks; York University (1994 BA).
Born 1971; resides in St. Albans.
Personal interests include theatre, music, tennis and football.
Simon McKirgan’s forensic skills, knowledge of the law and judgment are exceptional. He builds great empathy with clients…he really listens and cares…in matrimonial breakdown you would want him in your corner. Jonathan Tod, barrister, 29 Bedford Row.