12 Oct 2017
HFC retains Tier 1 ranking for Family Law in The Legal 500 2017
HFC is delighted to have retained our Tier 1 ranking for Private Client – Family in The Legal 500 UK 2017, with all six Partners – Frances Hughes, Pauline Fowler, Alex Carruthers, Mark Harper, Renato Labi and Caroline Park – ranked as ‘Leading Individuals’.
The Legal 500 noted: “At Hughes Fowler Carruthers, there is ‘not one weak link in the team. It is a great boutique firm with really superb back-up from bright associates. It provides an excellent and very client-focused service’.
“Frances Hughes is ‘a star in this area’, and she and ‘canny negotiator’ Pauline Fowler are both noted as ‘astute and tough’. The ‘brilliant, calm and quietly confident’ Alex Carruthers and the ‘knowledgeable yet sensitive’ Renato Labi (‘an exceptionally safe pair of hands’) are ‘outstanding’.
“Mark Harper has ‘excellent knowledge of trust law. His ability to deal with complex divorce cases is far superior to others at other law firms’. Caroline Park is ‘steely’ and noted for her ‘accurate knowledge and spot-on case management’; she is ‘a thinker who considers all possibilities and is tactically brilliant’.”
Click here to view The Legal 500’s Private Client – Family rankings.
HFC has also retained its Tier 2 ranking in Private Client – Family: Mediation, with Pauline Fowler ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’.
The Legal 500 noted: “At Hughes Fowler Carruthers, Pauline Fowler and Frances Hughes are both well-known, senior mediators; they are ‘first-class, excellent and very client-focused’.”
Follow this link to view The Legal 500’s Private Client – Family: Mediation rankings.
HFC’s full Legal 500 profile can be viewed here.