Alex Carruthers specialises in complex divorces and financial remedy cases, particularly with international clients with complex legal issues, including trusts and jurisdictional disputes. He also acts in complicated children’s cases with international elements.
Alex was a founding partner of Hughes Fowler Carruthers. Alex is commended by Chambers 2018 for his "extensive experience in high net worth divorce issues", whilst Chambers 2017 states that he is a "very astute tactician who is outstanding in every aspect". Chambers High Net Worth 2018 describes him as "highly bright" whilst Legal 500 has described him as "bright, calm and quietly confident". He is also highly regarded in other legal directories. He regularly lectures and comments on family law in relation to trusts. He has been involved in numerous reported cases and land mark decisions and currently acts for a number of ultra-high net worth individuals involved in complex proceedings in the High Court with satellite litigation around the world.
Alex is a qualified mediator and collaborative lawyer. He is a member of Resolution, the International Bar Association and a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.
Alex enjoys playing bridge.