Our team

Paul Morris



Paul joined Driscoll Young in 2006 and became a Partner in 2011. He is both a Police Station and Magistrates Court Duty Solicitor. Paul can be seen regularly at Police Stations and Courts in South Wales. He is approachable and takes pride in Driscoll Young offering a high level of client care. Paul is experienced in dealing with all criminal matters including motoring law, large scale fraud and serious cases in the Crown Court. He is responsible for supervision of fee earners and the day to day management of the firm. His interests include rugby, motorsport and anything else car related!


Telephone number

07590 398197




Gareth Williams

Director/Solicitor Advocate


Gareth Williams is a Solicitor-Advocate. He joined Driscoll Young as a Partner in July of 2011. He qualified as a solicitor in 2000. He worked for 8 years in London appearing at Camberwell, Woolwich, Greenwich, South Western, Horseferry Road and Bow Street Magistrates Courts. He also appeared at Southwark, Woolwich and the Central Criminal Court. This has provided a background of dealing with a high volume of serious crime. He appears regularly in both the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court.


Telephone number

07971 258711




Rod Young



Rod is the most experienced criminal solicitor in Newport having been admitted in 1985. He has always specialised in criminal law and has dealt with a huge range of cases from minor motoring matters to complicated frauds and murders. Rod is always approachable and happy to give advice on any type of crime related problem however trivial it may appear.​ In his spare time Rod is keen on all sport, in particular he is renowned as being obsessed with Cardiff City Football Club!


Telephone number

07977 561178



Gareth Driscoll

Solicitor Advocate


Gareth is the founding member of the firm. He has recently retired and is enjoying travel.



Francesca Edwards

Assistant Solicitor


Francesca joined Driscoll Young in 2013 having qualified in 2007. Francesca is both a Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor with a particular interest in defending Youths in the Youth Courts.


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Oliver Jenkins



Oliver commenced his training contract with us after leaving university and qualified as a solicitor in 2015.  He is an Accredited Police Station Representative and Duty Solicitor.  In his spare time he is a keen rugby player.


Telephone Number:

07725 639026



Graham Bowles

Police Station Representative


Graham is a Police Station Accredited Representative at the firm. He has many years of experience in this field and has a high level of experience in advising suspects at the police station in all types of offences.


Telephone number:

07896 416664



Matthew Jones

Crown Court Manager/Police station Representative/iLEX Advocate




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Suzanne Sansom

Accounts Clerk


Suzanne joined Driscoll Young in 2005 having previously worked for local firms for over 25 years. She has worked exclusively in criminal defence throughout that period and has vast experience in this field. As well as her secretarial duties, Sue deals with all the accounts and book keeping for Driscoll Young. Sue is a keep fit enthusiast and enjoys travelling but her greatest love is her dogs Kooga and Dexter who can often be seen asleep at her feet in the office!




Suzanne Skyrme



Suzie joined Driscoll Young in 2011 having previously worked with Gareth Williams.  Suzie has worked for many years as a legal secretary in Newport.




We are located at:

33 Stow Hill


NP20 1JH

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If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment please call:

01633 266999

Or in an emergency:

07972 670689

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