Sarah Wyburn > Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice
CF10 3BY

Work Department

Family Law




Sarah Wyburn has a formidable reputation in divorce, financial and children matters. She has considerable experience of high profile cases and in matters involving high net assets. Sarah regularly acts for clients where complex property, pension, and business arrangements are involved. Sarah regularly represents business owners, medical professionals, legal and financial professionals, and professional sports people.

She also has in-depth knowledge and experience of the law relating to civil partnerships, and her work in this field is highly regarded.

Sarah is very experienced in acting in complex private law children matters involving arrangements for children, including relocation cases.

Receiving consistently high praise from her clients, Sarah’s exceptional professionalism is widely recognised. She has achieved spectacular results for her clients and is regarded as one of an elite group of family lawyers in Wales.

Sarah regularly contributes to public policy debates and topical news stories.


  • Sarah initiated the Firm becoming the first law firm in Wales to become a member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.
  • Sarah Wyburn is a trained in adult mental health first aid.


  • 1996 – 1999 – Cardiff University


Sarah is originally from Ebbw Vale and she now lives in Cardiff. Her hobbies include reading, the theatre, and running.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Private client > Family

(Leading individuals)

Sarah WyburnWendy 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.