Simon McKirgan is Senior Partner at Vardags and a top international divorce lawyer, with experience in representing individuals or their spouses/partners from commercial, City, banking, investment, media, entertainment and sporting sectors, and entrepreneurs. Simon specialises in high and ultra-high-net-worth divorce and financial disputes often involving complex jurisdictional issues, and separation and cohabitation disputes and private children proceedings, including international relocation. He has a wealth of experience in handling celebrities and the sensitivities around their cases. Simon is also a trained collaborative lawyer and is as well-equipped to adopt a conciliatory negotiated approach as a tough litigation stance.
Simon read Law at the University of York.
Simon is an incisive and articulate public commentator and his legal expertise has featured, among other publications, on the pages of the Financial Times and The London Magazine.
Simon trained at a St Albans firm. He quickly became an associate in the family department of a leading law firm. Simon then moved firms and became a senior associate, then made a partner the following year. Simon joined Vardags as a Director.
Simon resides in St. Albans and his personal interests include theatre, music, tennis, and football.
“[Simon McKirgan is] immensely skilled and works formidably hard.”
“Simon McKirgan’s forensic skills, knowledge of the law and judgment are exceptional.”Jonathan Tod, Barrister, 29 Bedford Row
“Simon was excellent, he had a superb grasp of all the financial aspects of the case and gave very good advice. I have a great respect for him.”Client