Our team

Paul Morris

Director/ Duty Solicitor


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!





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.





Oliver Jenkins

Head of Newport Branch / Associate Solicitor


Having studied Law and Politics LLB (Hons) and the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University, Oliver completed his Training Contract with the firm and qualified as a Solicitor in 2015. He is both a Police Station and Magistrates Court Duty Solicitor and now the Head of our Newport branch. A dedicated and talented individual who takes pride in the results he has achieved for clients throughout his career. He is a familiar face at the Magistrates’ Court and Police Station with a proven ability to build strong client relationships. In his spare time Oliver takes a keen interest in rugby and politics.





Rod Young

Duty Solicitor


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!





Gareth Driscoll

Solicitor Advocate


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



Matthew Jones

Duty Solicitor







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Paige Florence


Accredited Police Station Representative


Studied Law LLB (Hons) in Swansea University and graduated in 2016. Accredited Police Station Representative. I am now studying the BPTC at BPP London (Part Time). I enjoy watching and playing football. Beach and coastal walks are my favourite past time, I make the most of doing this whilst spending time with my family on our holidays in our static caravan in Solva in West Wales.





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.




Tara Price

Police Station Representative


Having recently started with us Tara is completing her Police Station Accreditation.




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.




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33 Stow Hill


NP20 1JH

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