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13 WINDSOR PLACE, CARDIFF, CF10 3BY, WALES
Tel:
Work 029 2034 2233
Fax:
Fax 029 2034 3828
DX:
33030 CARDIFF
Email:
Web:
www.wendyhopkins.co.uk/

Melanie Hamer

Tel:
Work 029 2034 2233
Email:
Web:
wendyhopkins.co.uk/team/melanie-hamer/
Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

Work Department

Family Law

Position

Director – Melanie has considerable experience in big-money divorce cases, prenuptial agreements and complex disputes involving children, and has acted for high profile celebrity clients.

Career

Trained Eversheds, Cardiff; qualified 1989; Eversheds 1987-1994; owner (one of two original partners) Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice 1996-present.

Member

Trustee of Cardiff City Football Club Foundation, former Director of Cardiff Business Club; South Wales Ladies Business Club (one of the founding members).

Education

Aberdare Girls Grammar School; University of Wales, Aberystwyth (1983-86 LLB Law); College of Law, Guildford (1986-87).


Wales: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Melanie Hamer - Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

Within: Family

Specialist family law boutique Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice has the critical mass and expertise to handle a significant volume and variety of family law matters, often involving high-net-worth individuals and cross-border issues. Melanie Hamer provides a 'professional and knowledgeable service' and alongside the 'exceptionally calm' Thea Hughes, is regularly engaged in high-profile and high-net-worth divorce cases. The team is rounded out at partner level by the 'exceptional' Sarah Wyburn, who has niche expertise in relation to same sex marriage cases, and the 'approachable and knowledgeable' David James, who as well as handling high-value cases with a particular focus on business ownership and pension sharing issues, is also an expert on Children Act cases. At an associate level, the 'conscientious' Rebecca Knight has a thriving reputation and was singled out by one client as being 'surely one of the future managing partners of the firm'.

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