Alex Carruthers

Partner  |  Hughes Fowler Carruthers

England and Wales


Family and Matrimonial

Office Location

United Kingdom

Short Biography

Alex is a founding partner at Hughes Fowler Carruthers. He specialises in complex divorce and financial work and children’s work, in particular in international cases. His clients are high net worth individuals with complex legal issues including trusts and jurisdictional disputes. Alex helped set up the Young Solicitors Family Law Association in 1998. He is a member of Resolution, the International Bar Association and a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Alex is a qualified mediator and collaborative lawyer and is featured in Spear’s Family Law Index’s ‘Top Recommended Family Lawyers’ list. Alex is also listed in Tatler Address Book’s Advisory as one of the leading family lawyers in their trusted network of influential and elite private client experts with “gilt-edged” expertise. He is a trustee of the Royal Courts of Justice Citizens Advice Bureau and a regular commentator and speaker on family law.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

Coopers in Winter, Spring in Summer

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

My father told me - "accept every invite you get"

What was your first job?

Working in Boots selling walkmans

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

The last book i read and enjoyed - It Always Changes

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

Hopefully a year of little change - here has been quite lot recently!