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Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice
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Work Department

Family Law




Rebecca Knight has been with Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice since 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2014. She has won acclaim for her work on many complex, high-value and high-profile cases developing a strong reputation as an extremely skilled family law practitioner.

Rebecca regularly represents high profile clients with celebrity status and will often utilise alternative forms of resolution away from the Court arena where possible.

Rebecca has been a recommended lawyer by the leading independent researcher The Legal 500 since 2017. She is highly regarded and is often recommended by other professionals in the industry. Rebecca regularly receives excellent client feedback and praise for her work.

An expert in her field, Rebecca Knight has a wide breadth of knowledge providing quality advice on an array of family law issues. This includes financial matters following divorce and separation, cases involving multi-jurisdictional elements, complicated cohabitation and children issues including financial provisions made under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989, injunctions, civil partnerships and specialist advice around Surrogacy and Fertility Law.  She is an advocate for change in the law surrounding Surrogacy, and recently took part in the Law Commission’s consultation paper for review and reform.


  • Hockey Wales – Board Member/ Senior Independent Director
  • South Wales Ladies Business Club – Organiser


  • 2007 – 2010 – Swansea University – LLB (Hons)
  • 2010 – 2011 – Cardiff Law School – Cardiff University – LPC


In her spare time, Rebecca is a keen amateur photographer and enjoys spending time with her family and young daughter.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Private client > Family

(Next Generation Partners)

Rebecca KnightWendy Hopkins Family Law Practice

‘Hardworking and astute’ five-partner Cardiff-based family law boutique Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice has a market-leading reputation in the space and is invariably ‘instructed on one side of any case of real value or complexity’, including on high-value, cross-border financial remedy and private children casesThe ‘thorough and fastidious’ Melanie Hamer and ‘unflappableThea Hughes routinely handle complex and high-value financial remedy cases, as does the ‘patient, humane and diligent’ David James, who is also regularly instructed on high-net-worth Schedule 1 Children Act cases. Sarah Wyburn has a ‘skill or bringing out the best in a case‘, whether it relates to complex and high-value financial cases, or in the context of civil partnership and same-sex marriages. Rebecca Knight ‘leaves no stone unturned for her clients’, which include a number of professional footballers, which she has advised over an array of matters, including on pre-nuptial agreements.