New Square Chambers is delighted to welcome William Hopkin

14 Sep 2020

New Square Chambers is delighted to welcome William Hopkin. 

William is a leading charity specialist at the Bar, and a highly-respected company and commercial practitioner.

William was co-chair of the Charity Law Association’s 2017 & 2018 Annual Conferences, and has previously been elected to the CLA’s Executive Committee. He has recently chaired a cross-profession working party on corporate register reforms. He has particular expertise in commercial and corporate arrangements for larger charities and institutions, and his practice encompasses both advisory and litigation work.

Supplementing and enhancing his charity law work, William is a leading company and commercial practitioner. He is regularly recommended in the ‘Legal 500’ in respect of commercial, banking and insolvency.


“His advice is first rate, commercially minded, and pragmatic” (Legal 500, 2020).  


Heads of Chambers, Nicholas Le Poidevin Q.C. & Rodney Stewart Smith said:

“We are delighted to welcome William Hopkin  to Chambers. With a thriving Charity and Commercial practice, Will brings expertise that will further enhance the depth and breadth of our private client team as Chambers continues to grow. As a leading junior, recognised for his client service and skilful advocacy, William's recruitment reflects Chambers’ commitment to ensuring our services are of the highest quality across the board”

Yours sincerely,

Nicholas Le Poidevin Q.C. & Rodney Stewart Smith


William Hopkin