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Pauline Fowler

Hughes Fowler Carruthers - London

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  • Academy Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC2A 1DT

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Practice Areas

A wide range of complex international financial matters, complicated private children’s law including international adoption, surrogacy and same sex parenting, mediation in challenging children’s matters and in high net worth finance.

Professional Memberships

Pauline is a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and a member of Resolution, the Law Society and BAAF Legal Group. She chairs Resolution’s Pensions, Tax and Financial Remedies Committee, and is a member of the Pensions Advisory Group.


Qualified 1983; partner at Bates Wells & Braithwaite in 1990; co-founded Hughes Fowler Carruthers in 2001. Pauline trained as a mediator in 1993. Ranked in band 1 in Chambers for many years, Pauline is a well known and very highly regarded family lawyer. She has been described as a "force to be reckoned with in family law" and as a "canny negotiator" with "natural gravitas". She has long been rated as a leading individual in Legal 500 for family law, and has been rated as a leading individual in its family mediation category, since its inception. She is rated as one of the top 50 women lawyers in London (across all disciplines) in Super Lawyers.


Pauline lives in London and Kent. She plays the violin and the piano and is an enthusiastic theatre goer.