Before being called to the bar in July 2017, Gareth began is career in the North East and then in West Yorkshire practicing as a solicitor with Higher Rights of Audience. Gareth was admitted as a solicitor in 2003 and gained 14 years post qualification experience before transferring to the Bar. He has specialised criminal and misconduct matters throughout his career including:
- General crime
- Complex and serious crime
- Police misconduct and disciplinary proceedings
- Sports misconduct tribunals
Gareth has a hands-on approach and undertakes work both prosecuting and defending in the magistrates and Crown Courts.
Gareth is a member of the CPS Grade 2 Panel.
When not working Gareth enjoys spending time with family and cooking.