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Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

β€˜Very knowledgeable’ boutique family law firm Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice fields a β€˜strong team of lawyers’ with expertise across the spectrum of matters including high-value cases with assets often spread across multiple jurisdictions. The β€˜decisive and pragmatic’ Melanie Hamer specialises in complex, high-value matters, often involving multi-jurisdictional issues; recent work includes handling a highly complex case involving numerous companies and properties spread across the UK and abroad, and assets in the value of Β£50m. The β€˜hugely experienced’ Thea Hughes attracts praise for her β€˜calm and approachable handling of high-value financial cases and complicated private law matters’. The β€˜fantastically thorough’ Sarah Wyburn (who is a β€˜really safe pair of hands’) handles divorce, financial and children matters, and also has significant experience advising on gay marriage and civil partnerships. David James rounds out the team at a partner level and is known for handling high-value cases with a particular focus on business ownership and pension sharing issues, while β€˜straight-talking’ associate Rebecca Knight is β€˜excellent and always manages to build a really good rapport with her clients’.

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Melanie Hamer - Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

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