Hughes Fowler Carruthers continues to be ranked Band 1 for Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth in Chambers & Partners UK 2024. The firm has also been ranked Band 2 in Family/Children Law, a new category in this year’s guide.
Frances Hughes remains ranked as a Star Individual, with Pauline Fowler, Alex Carruthers and Mark Harper maintaining their Band 1 rankings. Renato Labi and Caroline Park also retain their Band 2 rankings, and Bryan Jones continues to be ranked as a leading solicitor.
One source enthused that “from the first conversation onwards the level of expertise, advice and guidance from Hughes Fowler Carruthers was amazing,” with another noting that “they have the ability to make sure that everything is advised on clearly, robustly and with empathy. Their client support is second to none – they are there for them around the clock.”
Frances Hughes is described by one commentator as “the best solicitor doing this area of law” and “a complete star,” with another stating that she “knows everything and has fantastic experience and judgement.”
A source highlights that Pauline Fowler is “experienced in all areas of this field,” with another praising her for being “extremely capable, careful and precise.”
An “outstanding strategist,” Alex Carruthers is described as “someone you go to with a really knotty problem.”
Mark Harper is considered “a very efficient lawyer, who has a full understanding of the different foreign law systems, which is key for international family cross-border cases.”
A source praises Renato Labi for being “universally liked by clients,” further commenting that “he’s very bright on the technical legal points and spots them before other people do.”
“Caroline Park is a class act” comments one source, highlighting that “she is the perfect combination of being exceptionally bright and technically able, but at the same time pragmatic and conscious of getting the right outcome for the client.”
A source enthuses that Bryan Jones is “very clever and thinks outside the box,” with another commenting that he ” is extremely bright and brings a worldliness to his intelligence as well.”
Hughes Fowler Carruthers’ full profile can be found in Chambers UK, here.