Profile submitted by Pauline Fowler
A wide range of complex international financial matters, complicated private children’s law including international adoption, surrogacy and same sex parenting, mediation in complex children’s matters and in high net worth finance.
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 Property Tax and Pensions Committee.
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 having a “subtle, deft, light touch and a sophisticated understanding of human nature” and as an “extremely effective” practitioner who “fights her corner and identifies the best results for her clients”. She has long been rated as a leading individual in Legal 500 for family law and now as a leading individual in its new family mediation category. 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.