Sam John joined Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice in 2015 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2017. He is known for being “professional” and “supportive”, and for going the extra mile.

Sam specialises in all aspects of family law, including divorce and dissolution, matrimonial finances, cohabitee disputes, separation, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, private children matters and injunctions.

Sam John has represented professional athletes, business owners, lawyers and accountants. Sam regularly gets interviewed on national radio in relation to current family law news stories.



  • 2010 to 2013 – Swansea University – Law, LLB (Hons)
  • 2013 to 2014 – Swansea University – Legal Practice Course (LPC)


  • Sam is a member of the Law Society’s LGBTQ+ Solicitors Network.
  • Sam often carries out pro bono work for the LGBTQ+ Law Clinic in Cardiff.


  • AF v MF & Ors [2016] EWFC 65


“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.”

“Thank you for all your help. You and your team have been fantastic.”

“I would use your firm for any legal work in the future. I was always treated respectfully through an extremely stressful year. Sam John in my opinion, is a solicitor second to none.”

“I would like to say Sam was absolutely wonderful with me, he hit the right tone on so many levels, what a fantastic asset you have there for your company.”

“I came to Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice as their reputation is as the best family law solicitors in Wales and I would definitely agree, the way my case was handled and the professionalism displayed – I would definitely recommend you!”

“Sam, I was really impressed how you picked up the case and ran with it. I really appreciate all the work you put in and the support you offered.”

“I want to thank you for your professional help during what were demanding and stressful times.”

“Thank you for everything you have done. You have been a great help.”

“Wendy Hopkins Law Practice was recommended to me by a colleague during a very difficult time and I could not be happier with their service. Sam John and his team were excellent. I was educated on my rights and entitlement, kept informed of everything, and assisted throughout the entire process. They were a top notch team up to and including litigation.”

“I want to express my sincerest gratitude to you, Chloe, and your team for the remarkable professionalism and exceptional work you have demonstrated during this journey. I am writing to extend my appreciation for your unwavering support and guidance throughout the process. As we initiated this venture around twelve months ago, you aptly apprised me of its costs and timeline, which ultimately proved to be accurate. Though there were a few moments of hesitation on my part, your encouragement to persevere was instrumental in navigating through them. Your words of reassurance were a source of comfort, and I still recall their emotional impact on me. Once again, I thank you and your team for your professionalism, diligence, and unwavering support throughout this process.”


Sam is from Swansea and in his leisure time, enjoys coastal walks with his dog and keeping fit. Sam also enjoys attending music festivals and travelling.