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Chambers and Partners - 2017

In 2017 Wendy Hopkins Family Law were recognised as the top band by Chambers UK in relation to Family and Matrimonial matters across Wales.

Notable comments:

Melanie Hamer is widely recognised for her many years of experience handling high-profile and high net worth divorce cases. One client praises her as "a very intelligent, skilled solicitor and a tough but fair negotiator. " 

Thea Hughes specialises in high-value family finance cases and is well regarded for her collaborative law work. One client says: "Thea provided the perfect mix of empathy and steely independence in ensuring that my interests were protected."

Sarah Wyburn has notable experience dealing with complex ancillary relief cases, and is "extremely efficient and very experienced in financial remedies cases." Another significant area of expertise is civil partnerships and same-sex relationship issues.

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Legal 500 - 2016

Wendy Hopkins Family Law were awarded the top tier for ‘Family Law: Cardiff’ in 2016 by The Legal 500

It was a great accomplishment for the firm to be recgonised across Wales.

“A leader in Cardiff and south Wales’, Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice’s ten-strong team excels at matrimonial work and handles complex cases for high-net-worth individuals, including a number of Premier League football players. Melanie Hamer recently acted for a high-net-worth individual in a case involving approximately 200 properties. Sarah Wyburn is a leading authority on civil partnerships and is a key member of the team, which includes Thea Hughes and David James.”

Leading Individuals: Cardiff, South and Mid Wales & North Wales

  • Melanie Hamer
  • Thea Hughes
  • David James 

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Legal 500 2016





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