Ant McPartlin’s ex Lisa Armstrong arrived at her barrister’s office for an eight hour discussion over her £31m divorce deal on Tuesday.
A ‘peacemaker’ during the extensive negotiations, the make-up artist, 43, reportedly brought forward the meeting with her legal team, after returning from holiday in Mexico.
During the lengthy chat – where the details of their split are believed to have been decided – Lisa would have made £64,583 a minute, reports The Sun.
‘Peacemaker’: Ant McPartlin’s ex Lisa Armstrong pictured arriving at her barrister’s office in London on Tuesday for an eight hour discussion over her £31m divorce deal, after the legal meeting was ‘moved forward’
Intended to take place on a date at the end of January the talks were moved to last Tuesday to speed through a divorce deal.
In pictures obtained by the publication Lisa was seen walking into a building in London, believed to be her lawyer’s office, while wearing a brown coat.
Lisa appeared to be in good spirits as she arrived at 10.30am and it is claimed she didn’t step out again until 6.30pm.
Productive meeting: Lisa was seen walking into a building in London, believed to be her lawyer’s office, while wearing a brown coat on Tuesday
Speaking about the chat, a source said: ‘It was civil, nice and pleasant throughout and by the end of it all they can now move forward with their lives.
‘She was certainly the peacemaker but there was willingness on both sides to press ahead and move on.
They added: ‘It’s a massive relief for Ant — and Dec — as it’s been hanging over both of them for such a long time.’
Lengthy battle: The star’s ex wore large sunglasses as she entered the building where she spent eight hours discussing the details of her divorce
Court? The news comes two months after friends of the pair told The Mail On Sunday that despite efforts by Ant to keep their split low-key, Lisa still wanted her day in court
Get it settled: Lisa appeared to be in good spirits as she arrived at 10.30am and it is claimed she didn’t step out again until 6.30pm
Ant’s representative declined to comment to Mailonline. Lisa’s representative has been approached for comment.
MailOnline has contacted Ant and Lisa’s representatives for comment.
It has previously been reported that Ant is set to hand over £31m to his ex-wife in the settlement, including their £5million former marital home in West London.
No sign of Ant: The I’m A Celebrity host was not believed to be present but was reported to be ‘delighted’ the case has come to an end as he can ‘move on’
Acrimonious split: The couple announced their split two years ago but have not made a divorce deal until now
Who keeps what? The Sun has also claimed that Lisa will keep the pair’s £5 million former marital home in West London and the exes will share custody of their beloved pet Labrador, Hurley
According to The Sun, the I’m A Celebrity host is ‘delighted’ the case has come to an end as he can ‘move on’, two years after announcing their split.
However, as the news broke on Tuesday, Lisa took to Twitter to deny the claims, posting: ‘Nope a load of nonsense AGAIN….’
She went to ‘like’ tweets which stated: ‘no amount of money could ever compensate for what this poor girl has had to endure’, and ‘Get what you can!
Making progress: Lisa Armstrong, 43, is said to have been the ‘peacemaker’ during an eight-hour long discussion about her and Ant McPartlin’s divorce in London on Tuesday
Split: The couple (pictured in 2015) announced they were divorcing in January 2018 and their union legally came to an end during a 30-second hearing in October that year
‘You deserve it! Terrible treatment of you since you found out when we did! And with a so called friend! It’s heartbreaking behaviour’.
Lisa also made her feelings clear on Saturday after liking a tweet which branded her ex ‘s****y and spineless’ amid their divorce battle.
Following the alleged agreement, Lisa liked a tweet which suggested that the money she is about to receive ‘means nothing’ because it ‘can’t buy respect’.
Back to work: Ant was seen filming for the upcoming series of Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday as auditions kicked off in London
‘Moving forward’: A source claimed that although Lisa was the ‘peacemaker’ during the chat, ‘there was willingness on both sides to press ahead and move on’ (Lisa is pictured)
Denial: Lisa previously denied reports the couple have finally reached a divorce settlement on Twitter, calling it a ‘load of old nonsense’
Not happy: The make-up artist also took to Twitter on Saturday to like a tweet suggesting that her ex was ‘s****y and spineless’
The post read: ‘I bet the money means nothing in some respects, it certainly can’t buy the respect she deserves…
The tweet also suggested that she was forced into silence, adding: ‘Or make-up for the s****y spineless way he scurried off & tried to silence her.’
It continued: ‘What the sum is I’m sure it will be put to much better use & I wish her all the best. [heart emoji].’
Settlement: It has been reported Ant is set to hand over £31m to his ex, including their £5m former marital home in West London (pictured with his girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett)
Happier times: The I’m A Celebrity host is said to be ‘delighted’ the case has come to an end as he can ‘move on’, two years after announcing their split (pictured with Lisa in 2015)
It comes following reports that Ant is keen to ‘move on’ with girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett, now that the former couple have managed to come to an agreement.
It was reported by The Mirror on Thursday the TV presenter, 44, wanted to ensure that he focused on his girlfriend now he and his ex wife had decided to settle.
Claiming that Ant wants things to be ‘all about’ Anne-Marie, a source told the publication: ‘It’s all about her now. He just wants them to be happy.’
Anne-Marie was seen for the first time since since the report while she took their two Maltipoo dogs, Milo and Bumble, for a walk in London on Wednesday.
The former PA, 44, beamed during the outing as she walked around the common with their pet pooches.
Ant and Lisa married in July 2006 and announced they were divorcing in January 2018. Their union legally came to an end during a 30-second hearing in October that year.
Back then: The couple married in July 2006 and announced they were divorcing in January 2018. Their union legally came to an end during a 30-second hearing in October that year