Catrin Griffiths

CAREER

Catrin Griffiths is an associate and head of the Private Client department at Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice. She joined the practice in 2016 after working for a large local firm.

Catrin has lots of experience dealing with elder law and wills and probate issues, including power of attorney, wills, Court of Protection cases and contentious probate issues.

EXPERTISE

LAWYER RANKINGS

  • Legal 500 – Leading Individual – Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate – Wales 

“Led by associate Catrin Griffiths, Cardiff-based firm Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice continues to receive a regular flow of direct client instructions, as well as referrals from charities, IFAs and solicitors, as a result of its expertise across the spectrum of wills and probate work. Herself a Welsh speaker, Griffiths has excellent credibility in the local market and is noted for her expertise at elder law and Court of Protection matters.”

  • Chambers and Partners – High Net Worth Guide – Private Wealth Law – Wales

“Head of wills and probate at Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice Ltd, Catrin Griffiths is described by a commentator as “approachable and extremely professional.” She leads a private client practice which covers contentious and non-contentious matters, including the drafting of wills, probate administration, elder law and Court of Protection applications.”

 “Catrin Griffiths is head of the wills and probate team at Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice Ltd. She has vast experience in dealing with wills and probate issues, as well as elder law and Court of Protection issues. A fellow private wealth specialist says that Griffiths has “a very lovely way about her, in that she can put clients at ease very quickly. She’s got brilliant listening skills and she directs clients in a way that they feel they can chat to her.”

Legal 500Chambers & Partners

  • Wales Online – 30 young lawyers and accountants to watch (2017, 2018)

EDUCATION

  • Catrin studied law at Cardiff University.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Associate member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Welsh

Welsh Speaker

TESTIMONIALS

“Extremely satisfied with all aspects of the Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice.”

“We received excellent, informed and impartial advice from Catrin Griffiths at WHFLP. She, and the other staff we dealt with, were always friendly and courteous, and we have no hesitation in recommending WHFLP to others.”

“Always there when needed.”

“My will was dealt with smoothly, quickly and very efficiently.”

“You are ideal for elderly people, struggling with legal jargon and new rules and regulations.”

“I would like to thank you for the excellent, professional way you handled the WILL and the Power of Attorney matter. You were so patient at all times and your financial charge was supremely reasonable. Truly, you are a credit to your profession.”

PERSONAL

Originally from Llanelli, Catrin enjoys sports, particularly netball, and she is captain of the Legal Eagles, the South Wales junior lawyers netball team.

LINKEDIN

https://www.linkedin.com/in/catrin-griffiths-04877a196