Hughes Fowler Carruthers has been ranked as a Band 1 Family/Matrimonial Practice in the first Chambers HNW 2016, a new guide from Chambers & Partners highlighting the world’s leading high net worth advisers, with Frances Hughes ranked as a Star Individual, three partners in Band 1 and one in Band 2.
“The fantastic team at Hughes Fowler Carruthers is without comparison and one of the best departments in London and the country.”
“Their niche is private family law – high-value matrimonial and children’s law work. The firm is particularly praised for acting on ultra high-value cases involving cross-border pre- and post-nuptial agreements and well recognised for its mediation and arbitration practice, and is described as really good at litigation.”
Ranked as a Star Individual, Frances Hughes is described as “certainly the best litigator… head and shoulders above the rest, acting for a wide range of clients and often represents notable figures in financial proceedings.”
In Band 1 Pauline Fowler is “a force to reckoned with in family law, regularly handling high-value cross-border work and complex private law matters involving children.”
Alex Carruthers, also in Band 1, has “a really good breadth of knowledge of complex property tax issues and unusual jurisdictional points. He is described as a creative thinker and an out and out litigator, specialising in advising and representing international and domestic clients on matters relating to sophisticated financial arrangements.”
In Band 1 Mark Harper is described as “extremely strong on anything with an international element, particularly trusts. One of the best solicitors in the business His work includes international matters concerning pre- and post-nuptial agreements.”
In Band 2, Renato Labi is described as the “extremely good, clever and extraordinarily diligent… star of the future, being experienced at handling financial issues connected with divorce proceedings and advises clients on matters arising out of cohabitation and private law children’s cases.”
The Chambers HNW Guide covers private wealth management work and related specialisms in key jurisdictions around the world, featuring in-depth editorial about the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families.
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