02 Nov 2015
Hughes Fowler Carruthers is ranked Band 1 for Family and Matrimonial Law again in the Chambers UK 2016 guide and Frances Hughes is ranked as a Star Individual
Hughes Fowler Carruthers has been ranked again as a Band 1 Family/Matrimonial Practice in this year’s Chambers UK 2016. In addition to this, Frances Hughes continues to be ranked as a Star Individual in Family/Matrimonial, with Alex Carruthers, Pauline Fowler and Mark Harper retaining their Band 1 ranking. Renato Labi is ranked in Band 2 again and Ann Ison in Band 4. Caroline Park has also been recognised as ‘Up and Coming’.
Our clients have recognised us as “one of the best departments in London and the country” for Family/Matrimonial Law.
Frances Hughes retains her position as a Star Individual, with expertise in complex and post-nuptial agreements, tax issues and divorces, she is ‘able to “fight your corner efficiently and to the nth degree.”
In Band 1 Pauline Fowler “has a subtle, deft, light touch and a sophisticated understanding of human nature” advising on financial and private law children cases, often with an international element. Alex Carruthers continues to provide a “superb service” being “measured, calm and has the ability to see round corners” for high net worth financial remedy cases.
Also in Band 1 Mark Hughes “is totally on top of the latest case law but combines that with practical advice” when handling major high net worth financial matters, often involving trust and international elements.
Renato Labi retains his Band 2 position for being “hugely respected in the profession for being astute, sharp, diligent, committed and reliable” advising on both financial remedy and private law children cases with a particular reputation for offshore tax and trust matters.
Ann Ison is ranked in Band 4 and continues to be well-regarded for her long-standing experience covering both financial and private children work.
As an ‘Up and Coming’ lawyer Caroline Park is noted for as being “extremely thorough, easy to work with and brings real insight” drawing on her background in tax law, working with complex financial remedy cases and high net worth nuptial agreements.
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