Senior Director & Solicitor
Gareth is the Head of our Criminal team and is regarded as one of the go-to criminal lawyers in South and West Wales. He is a well-known senior criminal defence practitioner who is highly regarded by both our clients and his peers for his down to earth and no-nonsense approach matched by significant experience in the most complex of criminal cases. Gareth is also a specialist within the Mental Health team at Gomer Williams.
Gareth has dealt with a number of high profile criminal cases, including murder, drug cases, fraud, violent offences and proceeds of crime act prosecutions. He specialises in high value frauds and other white collar crime, such as identity theft and bribery.
Gareth is highly regarded and recommended by other lawyers as he has a reputation for providing clients with skilled and expert advice throughout a case and provides consistency and clarity during, often difficult, criminal proceedings.
Gareth joined Gomer Williams & Co in May 2012. Since then and now as a Director of the firm, he has been instrumental in leading our ‘fresh approach’ to legal solutions while continuing our heritage of offering excellent and accessible legal advice to our clients and to our local community.
Gareth trained at DPA Law, then moved to Howe and Spender Solicitors, Neath. He then joined Graham Evans & Partners in Swansea before joining Gomer Williams.
Qualifications & Appointments
- Qualified as a Higher Courts Advocate and appears in the Crown Court.
- A Duty Solicitor since 2006
- A Higher Court Advocate since 2013
- Criminal Litigation Accredited
- A Member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates
- Gareth is a Committee member of the Swansea and District Law Society
Outside of work
When he’s not working with clients, Gareth enjoys going to circuit training, cooking and spending time with his family. He is also a season ticket holder at Swansea City FC.