About Us

About Us

L-R: Directors Melanie Hamer, David James, Sarah Wyburn and Thea HughesWendy Hopkins Family Law Practice was founded on 1st May 1996 as the first law firm in Wales devoted entirely to family law.    

The partners are Melanie Hamer, Thea Hughes, David James and Sarah Wyburn. Melanie and Thea previously worked together in the Family Law Department of Eversheds, Cardiff. Since 1996 the Firm has increased five fold.

Based in Cardiff city centre, we are an innovative and approachable law firm with years of experience dealing with family law issues sensitively and professionally. We act for clients based across the UK and all over the world, and have built a reputation for providing an empathetic and knowledgeable approach to finding solutions for all of our clients.

By concentrating on purely family law issues, Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice is able to provide expert and specialist advice.
The services we offer cover all aspects of family law including divorce and separation, children matters (both private law and public law), finances, pre-marital agreements, civil partnerships, domestic violence, international matters and services for the elderly.

The Firm is regularly recommended in legal publications based on independent research. The Firm is top banded in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, where one reviewer described us as "without a shadow of a doubt, the leading matrimonial firm in South Wales".
Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice prides itself on the service it provides. We are committed to Resolution's code of Practice and this includes dealing with matters in a non-adversarial way. Thea Hughes is one of the few collaborative lawyers in Wales.
The firm is able to provide a service in both English and Welsh.

To find out more, call us on (029) 2034 2233, e-mail enquiries@wendyhopkins.co.uk, or fill out the form below for us to call or e-mail you.

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