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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/
Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice, David James, Cardiff, WALES

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David James

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

Work Department

Family law.

Position

Director – David specialises in the financial issues arising out of divorce and cohabitation disputes. David has wide experience on high net asset matters, including cases involving family businesses, taxation, pensions and issues requiring forensic accounting and analysis. David also deals with private law Children Act matters.

David regularly contributes to topical news articles on TV and radio and has appeared on ITV Wales News and Radio Wales, being interviewed on aspects of Family Law. He has written articles for and been quoted in the Western Mail newspaper.  

David has also presented at a Solicitor Panel Event at Cardiff University School of Law and Politics.

David James is consistently ranked by the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Career

Head of Family Law Merrils Ede, Cardiff; joined Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice as associate 2006, partner 2009-current.

Member

Advanced member Law Society Family Law Panel since 2002. Former trustee of Relate Cymru.

Education

Bishop of Llandaff High School, Cardiff; University of Wolverhampton (1985-88 LLB Law); College of Law, Chester (1988-89).


Wales: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

David James - 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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