Gareth is the founding member of the firm. 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. Gareth is always approachable and happy to give advice on any type of crime related problem however trivial it may appear. He is a Police Station and Court 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!
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 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.
Crown Court Manager/Police station Representative
Sharad joined Driscoll Young Solicitors in December 2011. He has experience in dealing with Crown Court cases involving all kinds of different offences and now manages our dedicated Crown Court department. Sharad is meticulous in his work in terms of the detailed preparation of Crown Court cases and deals with all manner of experts ranging from Psychiatrists to Firearms as well as liaising with Counsel on a daily basis with regard to ongoing matters. In his spare time Sharad is interested in all sports, especially football.
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!
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