Dafydd Roberts

Dafydd Roberts

Director Solicitor Advocate – Gamlins Law

  • Head of Criminal Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Road Traffic Law

01745 343 500

07545 987 387 (Emergency)


Denbigh, Holywell, Ruthin, Rhyl

Dafydd joined Gamlins Law in 2007 before being made a partner and then Director of the firm in 2012. Dafydd is a higher Court advocate and conducts advocacy in the Crown Court.

Heading up our Criminal, Road Traffic and Regulatory Department, Dafydd has many years’ experience in dealing with cases in the Magistrates Court and Crown Court and is accredited by the Law Society to deal with criminal litigation.

Dafydd is regularly instructed to deal with a wide range of cases to include low level shop lifting or offences against the person to multi handed fraud and large scale conspiracy offences. Dafydd also regularly represents clients, both individuals and companies, in alleged regulatory breaches and road traffic offences.

Dafydd has attended additional training with The Law Society on the cross examination of vulnerable witnesses in criminal trials.

Dafydd is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association and the UK Environmental Law Association.

In his spare time Dafydd enjoys shooting, singing with a local male voice quartet and is a trustee of art gallery Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw in Llanbedrog, Pwllheli.

If you have a legal problem that requires urgent assistance please contact Dafydd on the following out of hours emergency telephone number: 07545987387.

Recent Notable Cases

R v TSeveral charges of manslaughter by gross negligence
R v NLarge scale conspiracy to supply drugs
R v SCharges of historic sexual offences
R v ASFraud Conspiracy
R v SMurder. Allegations of gang affiliated ‘drug turf war’ involving several defendants
R v HConspiracy to supply drugs
R v RConspiracy to import drugs into the UK
R v ENCharges of preparing and detonating explosive devices
R v EEMurder
R v REFirearms offences
R v NDProceeds of Crime Act intervention. We secured the return of over £100,000 to our client being the full amount seized.
R v TSCausing death by careless driving
R v HRape – Youth Court case


I write to express my sincere and heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to Dafydd Roberts a director at Gamlins Law for his highly professional and competent service in successfully representing me at trial in court.

Resulting in a personal recommendation he established a one-on-one relationship from the start and inspired confidence, re-assuring with his immediate grasp of facts. The preparations for trial were thorough and transparent.

At trial he was a powerful advocate, meticulous and calm with a firm grip of details in defending my case saving my reputation and establishing justice for which I will always be grateful.


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