- BPTC, Cardiff Law School (Very Competent)
- LL.B (Hons), Cardiff University (2:1)
- Accredited Police Station Representative (Cardiff Law School)
Rhodri is developing a mixed practice with a focus on Criminal, Family and Immigration law. He also undertakes general civil work.
Rhodri has extensive experience in criminal law. Prior to joining the Bar he was an Accredited Police Station Representative and he has represented clients in all areas of criminal litigation. This has included serious assaults and other crimes of violence up to and including murders, as well as serious sexual and drugs offences. He has particular experience of harassment and sexual ‘grooming’ offences, often committed via the internet and social media.
Rhodri is a Level 1 Crown Prosecutor and is regularly instructed to appear on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service on the Western and Wales & Chester circuits. He has successfully prosecuted cases on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He also defends clients charged with a variety of offences.
Rhodri is a robust trial advocate who is committed to representing his clients’ best interests.
Rhodri is regularly instructed to appear on behalf of clients in Fast Track and Small Claims Track hearings, including road traffic accidents and contractual disputes, and injunction applications. His civil advocacy experience also includes debt enforcement proceedings (particularly Charging Orders); interim applications, including summary judgment and set-aside applications; consumer contracts (Sale of Goods, Supply of Goods and Services); mortgage and residential possession matters; and personal injury matters, including infant settlement approval hearings.
Rhodri appears on behalf of appellants before the First-tier Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. His practice covers a range of matters including deportation, asylum, immigration and human rights appeals, as well as bail applications.
Rhodri regularly conducts private family law hearings including first, return and final hearings for Non-Molestation Order applications under Part IV Family Law Act 1996; Prohibited Steps Order applications; directions hearings; dispute resolution appointments; and child arrangements hearings.
Rhodri also conducts public family law matters, where clients have included Local Authorities, parents and guardians, often in multi-day hearings involving allegations of neglect, physical and/or sexual abuse and non-accidental injuries.
- Gray’s Inn
- Western Circuit
Outside of work, Rhodri enjoys spending time with his young children and is also a School Governor. He is a keen amateur singer and musician and was formerly a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Wales. For several years he was a semi-professional concert compere. He enjoys reading and cooking and is an enthusiastic follower of political news and current affairs.