Bethan Tapper


Bethan Tapper (‘Beth’) joined Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice in 2018 and qualified as a Solicitor in May 2020. She previously worked at a large local firm and a firm in Bristol.

Originally from Cardiff, Beth studied Law with Legal Studies in Europe in Reading. Beth’s third year was spent studying Law at Universität Trier, in Germany. Beth achieved an Upper Second-Class Honours overall and achieved the Boyes Turner EU Law Prize for best performance in EU Law. Beth then went onto complete her LPC LLP in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law, Bristol where she was awarded the highest mark in Family Law for the academic year 2015 – 2016.  Beth achieved a Distinction.

Whilst training, Beth regularly undertook pro bono work, and advised people at The Family Court at Cardiff, through their Support Through Court scheme.

Since qualifying, Beth has advised clients in relation to all aspects of law, including divorce and dissolution, matrimonial finances, separation and cohabitee disputes and private children matters, including matters within which, allegations of domestic abuse have been raised. Beth also advises clients in relation to Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements and Cohabitation Agreements.

Beth also continues to assist more senior members of the team on their high-net-worth cases.



  • 2010 to 2014: University of Reading & Universität Trier: LLB, Law with Legal Studies in Europe
  • 2015 to 2017: University of Law: LLM LPC


Beth is passionate about Mental Health Awareness and is an Ambassador at The Wellbeing Bubble, she runs regular sessions aimed at assisting people who are struggling with the breakdown of a marriage or relationship.


“I was really impressed with everyone’s commitment on my case, the service was fantastic. I’m really happy with the outcome, thank you to Sam John and Bethan Tapper.”

“Bethan has gone above and beyond to help me and has brought my confidence back. I don’t know what I would have done without her.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you deeply for all your efforts, your work has been exemplary.”

“Many, many thanks to you as you and your team have all been incredibly supportive throughout.”


Beth is a Secretary for Newport City Football Club.

In her spare time, Beth enjoys spending time with her family, including her two rescue dogs, Daisy and Douglas.