HFC retains Band 1 ranking for Family/Matrimonial Law in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide. Frances Hughes is reconfirmed as a Star Individual. Pauline Fowler, Alex Carruthers and Mark Harper all retain Band 1 rankings. Renato Labi retains his Band 2 ranking and Caroline Park is recognised as Up and Coming.
Chambers describes HFC as “dealing with some of the most complex and high-value work in the industry and the go-to firm in London for matrimonial litigation, with a consistently strong team from top to bottom.”
Frances Hughes is reconfirmed as a Star Individual, described as “a real doyenne” and “the queen of the family law world”. Frances is widely regarded as one of the most formidable matrimonial finance litigators in this market. With a serious reputation for defending her clients’ interests in difficult cases, she is up there as the best litigator.
Pauline Fowler retains her Band 1 ranking, praised for her constructive approach to resolving family disputes.
Alex Carruthers retains his Band 1 ranking, described as “very shrewd” and someone who “takes no prisoners”.
Mark Harper retains his Band 1 ranking, described as “one of the best solicitors out there in dealing with cross-jurisdictional issues.”
Renato Labi retains his Band 2 ranking, praised for his understanding of the family dynamics in complex and sensitive cases.
Caroline Park is ranked as Up and Coming, described as “one of the grande dames of the future. Very good with clients and very knowledgeable of the law”
HFC’s full profile can be found on the Chambers HNW website.