Ruth Hughes

Barrister  |  5 Stone Buildings


Estates: Contentious

Guardianship and Mental Capacity

Trusts: Contentious

Office Location

United Kingdom

Short Biography

Ruth acts in some of the most complex disputes concerning high net worth individuals in the Court of Protection and under the inherent jurisdiction. As well as property and affairs, Ruth undertakes cases with welfare elements. She is frequently instructed by the OS on statutory will and gift claims. She has acted as advocate to the Court.

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

Ciao Bella

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

Don’t get it right get it written” from Jonathan Davey KC, it is of course advisable then to get it right…

What was your first job?

Sales assistant at Next

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

The Farewell Symphony by Edmund White

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

I’m expecting to see more mediation following Churchill