The GPG team

Our support staff Jane, Carol, Lisa and Amelia are available during office hours and can assist with general enquiries and take messages on your behalf.  Jane, Carol and Lisa have many years’ experience between them in criminal law support and Amelia is our apprentice.

Email: enquiries@gpglaw.co.uk
For any compliance queries please email our Compliance Manager at Katie.earley@gpglaw.co.uk

Chris Gaiger
Managing Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Chris worked at White & Bowker from 1988 to 2006, qualifying first as a Police Station Advisor and then a Legal Executive.

Will Day
Partner

Will qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and has practised law in Southampton ever since. He is a duty solicitor and the Partner in charge of police station department.

Oliver O’Connor
Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Oliver qualified as a Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate in August 2011. Oliver joined Joseph Darios Solicitors and has practised law in Southampton ever since.

Gaylene Coles
Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate

Gaylene joined GPG at the start of 2018 having previously worked for a Portsmouth firm since 2009 covering both Portsmouth and Southampton.

Gil Shelley
Crown Court Clerk

Gil Shelley has lived and was educated locally at Bitterne Park School and Itchen College before starting a career in law at Bernard Chill & Axtell Solicitors in 1971.

James Gammon
Accredited Police Station Representative

James joined GPG in 2008, since when he has been involved in assisting in the preparation of cases in the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court.

Stephen Piercy
Non-Practicing Consultant

After practising in many areas of litigation Stephen was Head of Crime at White & Bowker from 1990 until the formation of GPG in 2006 where he was a partner until 2015.

Jamie Gammon
Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Jamie qualified as a Solicitor in 1981 since when he has practised in the Southampton and Eastleigh area setting up the civil practice of Gammon Bell and Co in 1988

Eve Shelley
Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Eve qualified as a Solicitor in December 2003. She completed her two-year training contract with Gammon Bell & Co Solicitors in Southampton. 

Jo Chester
Senior Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate

Jo qualified in November 1995. After 17 years at Peach Grey & Co, she joined Gammon Piercy & Gaiger in September 2014.

Louise Morgan
Solicitor

Louise joined GPG in November 2018 having worked in the Southampton area since qualifying as a Solicitor in April 2017.

Courtney Buttigieg
Crown Court Clerk

Courtney joined GPG in October 2018 after working as a criminal caseworker in Luton for the last 18 years and qualifying as an Accredited Police Station Advisor in 2001.

Jenna Snell
Police Station Accredited Representative

Jenna became an Accredited Police Station Advisor in 2012 and has wide experience, having advised clients faced with allegations from shoplifting to murder.

Joseph Darios
Non-Practicing Consultant

Joe studied law at the University of Southampton and qualified in 1985. Joe has worked in criminal practice for 33 years and has worked exclusively in the Hampshire area.

Contact Us

The out of hours telephone number is  07554 411 409. This number is for emergency police station matters only.

Contact

Office
58 The Avenue
Southampton, Hampshire
SO17 1XS

Phone Number
023 8065 8200

Email
enquiries@gpglaw.co.uk

Complaints

If at any point you become unhappy or concerned about the service we have provided then you should inform us immediately.

Click here to find out more

Being Arrested

Legal Aid & Funding

Chris Gaiger
Managing Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Chris worked at White & Bowker from 1988 to 2006, qualifying first as a Police Station Advisor and then a Legal Executive.

Jamie Gammon
Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Jamie qualified as a Solicitor in 1981 since when he has practised in the Southampton and Eastleigh area setting up the civil practice of Gammon Bell and Co in 1988

Will Day
Partner

Will qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and has practised law in Southampton ever since. He is a duty solicitor and the Partner in charge of police station department.

Eve Shelley
Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Eve qualified as a Solicitor in December 2003. She completed her two-year training contract with Gammon Bell & Co Solicitors in Southampton. 

Oliver O’Connor
Partner and Higher Court Advocate

Oliver qualified as a Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate in August 2011. Oliver joined Joseph Darios Solicitors and has practised law in Southampton ever since.

Jo Chester
Senior Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate

Jo qualified in November 1995. After 17 years at Peach Grey & Co, she joined Gammon Piercy & Gaiger in September 2014.

Gaylene Coles
Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate

Gaylene joined GPG at the start of 2018 having previously worked for a Portsmouth firm since 2009 covering both Portsmouth and Southampton.

Louise Morgan
Solicitor

Louise joined GPG in November 2018 having worked in the Southampton area since qualifying as a Solicitor in April 2017.

Gil Shelley
Crown Court Clerk

Gil Shelley has lived and was educated locally at Bitterne Park School and Itchen College before starting a career in law at Bernard Chill & Axtell Solicitors in 1971.

Courtney Buttigieg
Crown Court Clerk

Courtney joined GPG in October 2018 after working as a criminal caseworker in Luton for the last 18 years and qualifying as an Accredited Police Station Advisor in 2001.

James Gammon
Accredited Police Station Representative

James joined GPG in 2008, since when he has been involved in assisting in the preparation of cases in the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court.

Jenna Snell
Police Station Accredited Representative

Jenna became an Accredited Police Station Advisor in 2012 and has wide experience, having advised clients faced with allegations from shoplifting to murder.

Stephen Piercy
Non-Practicing Consultant

After practising in many areas of litigation Stephen was Head of Crime at White & Bowker from 1990 until the formation of GPG in 2006 where he was a partner until 2015.

Joseph Darios
Non-Practicing Consultant

Joe studied law at the University of Southampton and qualified in 1985. Joe has worked in criminal practice for 33 years and has worked exclusively in the Hampshire area.

Contact Us

The out of hours telephone number is  07554 411 409. This number is for emergency police station matters only.

Contact

Office
58 The Avenue
Southampton, Hampshire
SO17 1XS

Phone Number
023 8065 8200

Email
enquiries@gpglaw.co.uk

Complaints

If at any point you become unhappy or concerned about the service we have provided then you should inform us immediately.

Click here to find out more

Being Arrested

Legal Aid & Funding