New managing partner for McCormicks

New managing partner for McCormicks

Stephen Hopwood has been appointed to the role of managing partner at McCormicks Solicitors in Harrogate.

He takes over the role from Peter McCormick OBE, who will remain senior partner of the firm.

McCormick was elected to the role of interim chairman of the Football Association (FA) last year, following the resignation of Greg Clarke.

He said: “As a result of both the Covid-19 lockdown and of my increased commitments since I was appointed interim chairman of the FA in November, Stephen has taken a lot of responsibility for the day-to-day management of the business so this is a logical transition of duties for the future.”

“I remain [the] senior partner and will continue to play a very active role in the business of the firm alongside my commitments to the Premier League and the FA.”

Hopwood (pictured) is a partner and head of the family department at McCormicks. He joined the firm in 2013 and specialises 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.

Hopwood is also a member of Resolution and treasurer of the Harrogate and District Law Society, of which he is a past president.

He expressed his delight at expanding his role at McCormicks, adding: “[I] look forward to working even more closely with the great team we have here to ensure we continue to offer the best possible service to our clients.”

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