Harrogate firm McCormicks Solicitors has appointed a new partner. Stephen Hopwood, who leads the firm’s family department, has been made a partner after five years at the practice.

Stephen Hopwood

Stephen Hopwood, NcCormicks

Stephen Hopwood

Senior partner Peter McCormick said: ’We are very pleased that Stephen has become a partner. His commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for our family clients is clear and he is an important member of the McCormicks team.’

Hopwood has expertise in all aspects of family work, with a focus on finance and children. He is equally specialist in resolving normal family breakdowns and those with complex elements such as trusts and international elements.

He is vice president and president elect of Harrogate and District Law Society.