Christopher Felstead > Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC
9 Park Place
CF10 3DP


Barrister specialising in family law. Christopher has a specific focus on heavy ancillary relief; particularly family businesses, farming and trusts. His experience includes numerous multi-million pound settlements and cases involving complex valuations. He also handles care work with recent cases including non-accidental head injuries and sexual abuse.


Called 1998, Lincoln’s Inn.


Family Law Bar Association.


Cardiff University (LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy) Ranked: Tier 1

Christopher Felstead9 Park PlaceA first choice for financial remedy work.

9 Park Place is a well-recommended set with its members receiving instructions across the full gamut of family law, with according to one solicitor ‘a good depth of quality for children and financial remedy work‘ and ‘broad expertise at all levels‘. Instructions include high-value matrimonial finance and cohabitation claims, some of which relating to family business interests. In the child law space, members of the set also act for for parents, local authorities and guardians in public and private law proceedings. Owen Thomas QC, who focused more on child law work, heads the practice group, with Natalie Sandercock and Christopher Felstead notable senior-juniors for finance work.