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Paul Hopkins QC
Barrister specialising in family law. Covers all aspects of family law and related areas, with particular specialisations in complex care cases. Recent significant cases include: Re R (Children)  EWCA Civ 167; Re MW (Care management)  1 FLR 1093; Re N (Jurisdiction)  EWHC 1274,  Fam Law 901; Re EN  EWCA 264,  Fam Law 452 (adoption: special guardianship); Re C  1 FLR 589 (adoption: disclosure to father); Re R  1 FLR 483 (care: plan for adoption: best interests); Re Y  2 FLR 330 (removal from the jurisdiction).
Called 1989, Gray’s Inn; Recorder 2006; QC 2009; Bencher Gray’s Inn 2013; Director of Family Contact, Cardiff 2001-2013. External examiner BPTC Cardiff University 2011-13; approved counsel to Welsh Assembly Government 2009-12.
Family Law Bar Association; Association of London Welsh Lawyers.
University of Birmingham (LLB).