David Gareth Evans > Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC
9 Park Place
9-10 PARK PLACE
CARDIFF
CF10 3DP
Wales
David Gareth Evans photo

Position

Barrister specialising in family (public, private and matrimonial).

Career

Called 2008; Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Conversational German and French.

Education

Royal Hospital School, Holbrook; Cardiff University, LLB (Hons) 2003.

Leisure

Rugby, swimming and running.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy) Ranked: Tier 2

David Gareth Evans9 Park PlaceExcellent in both children matters and financial remedy cases.

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)) Ranked: Tier 2

David Gareth Evans9 Park PlaceExcellent in both children matters and financial remedy cases.

Regional Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Cardiff-based 9 Park Place is a common law set with expertise across a range of areas, including Chancery, crime, employment, immigration, professional discipline, property, children, and family law. Since the start of the pandemic, a number of chambers’ financial remedy specialists have been conducting and chairing private FDRs. In recent news, David Elias QC began his three-year term as leader of the Wales and Chester Circuit; Cadi Dewi has been appointed a Deputy District Judge; David Evans was appointed a Recorder (Family) on the Wales Circuit. John Hipkin QC  has joined the set’s criminal team from Iscoed Chambers, Swansea.