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Kerry is Head of the Family Department. Kerry has built up an enviable reputation in complex high net worth divorce and all aspects of children’s law, since qualifying in 1991.
Kerry is a member of the Law Society's Children Panel with particular expertise in representing children as well as parents in care proceedings and international child abduction matters. She has also featured regularly in local press and on radio.
She is a solicitor advocate allowing her rights of audience in the Higher Courts of England and Wales, as well as a Resolution Accredited Specialist in domestic violence, cohabitation, child abduction and children law.
Kerry also sits as a member of the Cardiff and District Law Society Family Law committee and is a Trustee of FNF Both Parents Matter Cymru.
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Liane is head of Property and Private Client. In addition to this role Liane also manages the Firm.
Following qualification Liane practiced as an in-house lawyer at the Principality Building Society followed by responsibility for the management of the Deeds Department and then Mortgage Administartion and Insurance Department , roles which have helped Liane combine legal expertise with management. After six years with Principality Building Society Liane moved to Eversheds where she helped establish their direct sales and purchase conveyancing arm, including a Call Centre.
More recently at Berry Smith, Liane set up their equity release team acting for one of the country's leading providers.
Liane joined Hopkins Law as a Partner in November 2007 to head the firm's Property Department. Her years of experience allow her to deal with all aspects of property transactions, including Commercial and Residential Sales and Purchases, Leases, Remortgages and Equity Release.
Liane combines professionalism with an approachable style evidenced by some of our clients comments on our Testimonials page.
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Tom Allen joined the firm in January 2010 as an Associate. Tom qualified in 2001 and deals with all aspects of family work with a particular emphasis on divorce and financial matters. After qualifying as a Solicitor in Pembrokeshire Tom moved to Cardiff in 2002 where he developed a reputation for dealing with matters in a straight forward sensible manner.
Tom has had extensive involvement with the media and commented on topical family law issues ranging from Children matters to Civil Partnerships for radio television and local press.
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We are delighted that Siôn has recently joined the family law team. Originally from Anglesey, Siôn went to Aberystwyth University to study law and qualified as a solicitor in 2002, immediately specialising in family law. Siôn has since worked with a leading Merthyr Tydfil family law practice and also a major Cardiff city centre firm where he dealt extensively with children law matters. When appointed in 2007, he was one of the youngest solicitors to become a member of the Law Society's Children Panel and since then he has built up an extensive Guardian practice, working with all the CAFCASS offices in South East Wales. He also acts for parents and in the past has acted for Local Authorities, both in South Wales and South West England.
Siôn is a fluent Welsh speaker and can advise and act in Court in both English and Welsh.
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Chris graduated from the University of Newcastle with a degree in History, thereafter undertaking the Common Professional Examination and Legal Practice Course at Northumbria University before moving to Cardiff in 2005.
Chris worked as a Legal Assistant in the Commercial Department at Eversheds before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2009 and has acquired a wide range of experience in family law, property, wills and probate.
Chris joined Hopkins Law in April 2010. He now practises exclusively in family law specialising in divorce and Children Act matters. Chris is also a member of Resolution.
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Originally from Bristol, Rachael graduated from Sheffield University with a degree in Law before initially qualifying as a Barrister. Deciding to switch to working as a Solicitor in 2009, she then undertook the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test.
Having recently joined the team at Hopkins Law, Rachael is working closely with the Family Law team and specialises in various aspects of Family Law including Private Children Law applications, divorce and Care proceedings.
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Sally is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executives and Chairman of the South Wales Branch. Cardiff born and bred, she trained with a major Cardiff law firm, worked in the Vale of Glamorgan and now has over 20 years experience as a Legal Executive. Specialising in family law, Sally has experience in Women’s Aid, domestic violence and urgent children’s hearings. Sally has joined us as a Legal Executive in our Family Department.
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Lisa is a Conveyancer specialising in residential property transactions, with considerable experience in all aspects of conveyancing to include the sale and purchase of both Freehold and Leasehold properties, dealing with the necessary contract documentation for properties bought and sold at Auction, knowledge of unregistered titles, as well as re-mortgages and transfer of equity transactions.
Lisa has worked in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan for the past 20 years. Since joining Hopkins Law in July 2009 at our Cowbridge office, Lisa has brought a very personal, professional and efficient service which is borne out by the positive feedback received from our satisfied clients. Lisa has also recently worked with a Client in purchasing a listed property, which will be used as one of the locations in the new Dr Who series.
Clients return to Lisa time after time and she is recommended by local estate agents with whom she has built an exceptional working relationship. Some of Lisa's testimonials can be seen on our Testimonials page.
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Kelly has worked in Cardiff in the conveyancing field since 1996 and became a conveyancer in 2002. She joined Hopkins Law in February 2011 in the property department where she is a specialist conveyancer covering all aspects of residential conveyancing. Kelly is very efficient and professional ensuring clients always get an excellent service and happily return with any further property transactions.
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Delyth studied law at Aberystwyth University followed by her LPC at Chester where she gained a commendation. After travelling in Australia, Delyth joined Hopkins Law for work experience and was instantly snapped up to join the team. She is now working closely with Chris Davison as a trainee solicitor, specialising in family law with a particular interest in children's law. Delyth has glowing reports from clients, some of which are on our testimonial page.
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