Rebecca Knight > Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice
CF10 3BY

Work Department

Family Law


Director – Rebecca has won acclaim for her work on many complex, high value and high profile cases alongside some of our most experienced lawyers, developing a reputation as an extremely skilled family law practitioner and notably was part of the legal team involved in the complicated financial remedy case AF v MF & Ors [2016] EWFC 65 which involved trusts, businesses, inherited assets and non-matrimonial property.


Rebecca has been with Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice since October 2011, qualified as a solicitor in November 2014 and was made an associate in January 2017. She has been recommended by The Legal 500 for the last three consecutive years with comments including: (‘Straight-talking’ associate Rebecca Knight is ‘excellent and always manages to build a really good rapport with her clients), (At an associate level, the ‘extremely hardworking’ Rebecca Knight is recognised as a ‘star of the future’) and (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’)


She graduated from Swansea University before completing her Legal Practice Course at Cardiff Law School, gaining a Commendation.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Private client > Family

(Rising stars)

Rebecca KnightWendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

Cardiff-based family law boutique Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice has successfully ‘built up an enviable reputation as the “go to” firm on divorce, not just in Wales but also in England‘, and is praised for its ability to provide ‘sound advice‘ and its ‘availability at a short notice‘. Much of the firm’s work is on behalf of high-net-worth clients, many of which involve the division of complex financial assets, often involving multi-jurisdictional issues. Melanie Hamer and the ‘professional and level-headed‘ Thea Hughes are regularly involved in high-value divorces, as is the ‘very responsive‘ David James, who also regularly undertakes private children matters. Sarah Wyburn has niche expertise in relation to same sex marriage cases and is a key member of the team that also includes ‘kind and caring‘ associate Rebecca Knight.