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Hughes Fowler Carruthers


Hughes Fowler Carruthers - London
  • Academy Court
  • 94 Chancery Lane
  • London
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • WC2A 1DT
  • Chair of Board Frances Hughes
  • Number partners  6
  • Number solicitors 14
  • Total staff  30

The Firm This top rated niche family law practice has been based in Chancery Lane in central London since 2001. Hughes Fowler Carruthers is widely regarded as one of London’s leading family law practices. The partners are Frances Hughes, Pauline Fowler, Alex Carruthers, Renato Labi, Ann Ison and Mark Harper who joined the partnership from Withers in 2014. They share a considerable breadth of experience which enables them to offer a wide range of skills from skilful negotiation to complex litigation to suit the individual demands of each client. Work is conducted with a high degree of professionalism and dedication. All solicitors in the practice are members of Resolution. The practice is part of an extensive international family law network through memberships of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Bar Association. This means Hughes Fowler Carruthers can provide a full international service through the partners’ close connections worldwide.

Principal Areas of Work The firm handles all kinds of family law work but puts a strong emphasis on work with financial complexity and international aspects. Fields of expertise also include defending and attacking trust structures, tracing hidden assets, jurisdictional disputes and pension issues. The firm handles a large volume of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. The partners also have special expertise in complex children and child abduction work.

  • Matrimonial & Family Law: Frances Hughes, Pauline Fowler, Alex Carruthers, Mark Harper, Renato Labi, Ann Ison, Caroline Park, Kate Brett


  • Academy Court,
  • 94 Chancery Lane,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • WC2A 1DT
  • Tel (020) 7421 8383
  • Fax (020) 7421 8384
  • DX 251 London/Chancery Lane
  • Email : mail@hfclaw.com
  • Website : www.hfclaw.com