Alex Carruthers

Partner  |  Hughes Fowler Carruthers

England & Wales


Family and Matrimonial

Office Location

United Kingdom

Professional Biography

Alex is a founding partner in 2001 of Hughes Fowler Carruthers, the top tier niche family law practice. Alex specialises in English family law, 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 is featured in Spear’s Family Law Index’s ‘Top Recommended Family Lawyers’ list and 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 regularly lectures on the interface between divorce and trusts. He is highly recommended by peer review publications and has been involved in a number of high profile and ground-breaking legal cases.

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

Spring in Somerset House.

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

To do things right and on time.

What was your first job?

Working in Boots selling electronic items.

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

I have given up imposing my literary tastes on people.

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

After a traumatic few years, I hope that there will be no significate changes this year.

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