Stephen Hopwood > McCormicks > Harrogate, England > Lawyer Profile

McCormicks
WHARFEDALE HOUSE
35-37 EAST PARADE
HARROGATE
HG1 5LQ
England

Work Department

Family and Matrimonial

Position

Stephen is the Managing Partner and heads the McCormicks Family Department, ranked as one of the leading Family/Matrimonial practices in the Region by the leading independent Guides to the profession, the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Stephen joined the firm after seven years as a Senior Solicitor in a large specialist Family Law Practice.

Stephen specialises in all aspects of Family work, with a focus on finance and children. He is equally specialist in resolving normal family breakdowns and those with complex elements such as trusts and international elements.

Stephen is very committed to client care and very interested in each case, no matter how large or small.

Career

Qualified as a solicitor – 17 November 2003.

Memberships

Member of Resolution
Past President and current Treasurer of Harrogate and District Law Society

Education

Pocklington School
University of Northumbria
College of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Private client > Family: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

The family department at McCormicks in Harrogate is led by Stephen Hopwood. The team predominantly advises on division of asset matters following relationship dissolution. In addition, the team lends a portion of its focus to children’s matters, namely custodial disputes. Its cases often involve technically and emotionally complex factors such as domestic abuse or criminal allegations against one of the involved parties.