Gaylene joined GPG at the start of 2018 having previously worked for a Portsmouth firm since 2009 covering both Portsmouth and Southampton areas. She qualified as a solicitor in March 2011.

Gaylene is a hard-working and experienced criminal defence duty solicitor known for her meticulous attention to detail, her approachable nature, and her tenacious and determined attitude.

Gaylene is an experienced Magistrates Court trial advocate and Crown Court litigator in a wide variety of cases ranging from murder; dangerous dogs; serious sexual offences, violence; dishonesty and drug conspiracy crimes.

As a defence solicitor, she is particularly recognised for her ability with youth clients and also those who have mental health difficulties.