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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/

Thea Hughes

Tel:
Work 029 2034 2233
Email:
Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

Work Department

Family law, collaborative lawyer.

Position

Director, considered by her peers to be one of the best family lawyers in South Wales. Advises upon the breakdown of a relationship, whether the parties are married or unmarried, and provides a well-balanced viewpoint to achieve a fair outcome. Specialises in the financial issues arising upon separation/divorce and has a wide breadth of knowledge and experience in this area. Deals with high-net-worth cases, including cases involving lottery winners. Leading individual in ‘Chambers & Partners’ since 2012. Regularly contributes to topical news stories on the radio and TV.

Career

Trained Eversheds, Cardiff; qualified 1992; Eversheds 1990-94; head of family law department in branch office of Hugh James 1994-96; joined Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice 1997.

Member

Resolution; Cardiff Business Club; South Wales Ladies Business Club; Family Mediation Cymru treasurer.

Education

Alcester Grammar School; University of Exeter (1986-89 LLB Hons.); Nottingham Polytechnic (1989-1990).


Wales: Private client

Family: Cardiff

Within: Leading individuals

Thea Hughes - Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

Within: Family: Cardiff

Described by one client as 'the go-to practice in south Wales', specialist family law firm Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice has 'talented and able solicitors at all levels', and provides an 'excellent service' across a myriad of  family matters, often involving high-net-worth individuals and cross-border issues. The 'very experienced' Thea Hughes  'has an excellent rapport with her clients' and specialises in the financial issues arising upon separation/divorce. The 'supportive and very well prepared' David James  is known for handling high-value cases with a particular focus on business ownership and pension sharing issues. The 'very able' Melanie Hamer  and Sarah Wyburn  round out the team at a partner level, with Wyburn being particularly noted for her expertise advising on gay marriage and civil partnerships. At an associate level, the 'extremely hardworking' Rebecca Knight  is recognised as a 'star of the future'.

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