Author Archives: Tom Daniels


Alex Carruthers attending Cambridge Forum on International HNW Family Law

Partner Alex Carruthers is attending the Cambridge Forum on International HNW Fa…

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Alex Carruthers and Caroline Park chairing the ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce Circle 2023

Partners Alex Carruthers and Caroline Park are chairing the 3rd annual ThoughtLe…

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Mark Harper comments on the Law Commission’s review into how financial assets are split after divorce

The UK Government announced in April this year that it had commissioned a review…

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Renato Labi comments on the Law Commission’s review into how finances are dealt with during divorce proceedings

The UK Government announced earlier this year that the Law Commission will be op…

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Hughes Fowler Carruthers and Caroline Park shortlisted at the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2024

We are delighted to announce that Hughes Fowler Carruthers has been shortlisted…

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Hughes Fowler Carruthers and Caroline Park shortlisted at the Spear’s Awards 2023

We are delighted to have been announced as finalists for the Private Client Firm…

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Hughes Fowler Carruthers retains top ranking in Chambers HNW 2023

Hughes Fowler Carruthers has again retained its Band 1 ranking for Family/Matrim…

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Pauline Fowler to sit on the judging panel for the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2024

Partner Pauline Fowler will be sitting on the international judging panel for th…

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Alex Carruthers comments on Supreme Court judgment that a claim for provision ends with the death of a spouse

An unadjudicated claim for financial provision following divorce must end if one…

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Mark Harper comments on attempts to rewrite the law on anonymity in financial proceedings

A report published last week from Stuart Farquhar, a circuit judge who is leadin…

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Alex Carruthers comments on how UHNW parents are avoiding paying child maintenance in Tatler

UHNW parents have been accused of using legal loopholes to avoid paying child ma…

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Hughes Fowler Carruthers wins Specialist Family Law Firm of the Year at Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2023

We are delighted to have won the Gold award for Family/Matrimonial Law Firm of t…

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Key principles of non-disclosure of assets in divorce: Goddard-Watts v Goddard-Watts

A recent decision in Goddard-Watts v Goddard Watts [2023] EWCA Civ 115 has allow…

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Hughes Fowler Carruthers Partners ranked in Spear’s Family Law Index 2023

Hughes Fowler Carruthers is delighted to announce that all partners, Frances Hug…

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Mark Harper comments on proposed divorce reforms in Spear’s Magazine

In March 2023, the Law Commission announced an inquiry into guidelines on financ…

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Renato Labi comments on academic concealing £4 million inheritance from ex-wife in The Legal Diary

The High Court recently heard the case of Cummings v Fawn, involving an academic…

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Avoiding trust disputes

Trusts have long been a favoured way for wealthy families to preserve their asse…

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Alex Carruthers comments on the nuances of UHNW divorce law in The Telegraph

Top family lawyers are dealing with eye-watering sums daily, and when preparing …

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Mark Harper comments on significant High Court ruling on prenups in The Times

The recent High Court decision in MN v AN has further reinforced the position of…

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The crypto challenges facing London’s divorce courts

In the next few years, the traditional approach in the family courts when determ…

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