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Specialists in criminal defence.... 

In April 2008 the firm was formed by the merger of two highly successful criminal law practices, Spiro Grech Solicitors and Gooden & Co Solicitors. To form the Grech Gooden Partnership which evolved in to Grech Gooden Solicitors Ltd in November 2012. At the end of 2020 the firm became Grech Gooden Cormack Solicitors Ltd. 

The firm specialises in all areas of criminal law from; road traffic offences through to white collar crime and the most serious Crown Court cases.

We run a successful Crown Court department with the assistance of our in house higher rights advocates.

We also specialise in prison law matters from independent adjudications, to parole board hearings and re-categorisations. The firm is now one of the largest criminal practices in Wales.

There are 3 directors in the company; Angelo Gooden, who is also the practice manager; Derrick Gooden, who leads the Crown Court department and Christian Cormack who has specialist expertise in very high cost cases.

Solicitors within the practice include  Luis Williamson who trained to be a solicitor through Grech Gooden and currently specialises in Magistrates and Youth Court work. He recently qualified for his Higher Rights of Audience and is now a Solcitor Advocate able to appear in the Crown Court.

This team is ably assisted by Lee Mizen a fully accredited police station representative with 10 years + experience dealing with clients at the police station and assisting in preparation of cases for trial.

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Director/Solicitor/Practice Manager

Angelo qualified as a Solicitor on 02/04/1998.  

Angelo is a director and the practice manager of Grech Gooden Cormack Solicitors.

Since the date of his qualification Angelo has worked solely in Practices that specialise in Criminal Defence work. 

Angelo was a founding Partner of Gooden & Company Solicitors and dealt with a whole array of criminal offences ranging from those more minors matter through to the most serious matters including murder, drug importation, conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, rape, sexual abuse and money laundering.

Angelo has regularly appeared before the Youth Court, Magistrates Court and the Crown Courts and was a founding member of Grech Gooden Cormack Solicitors. 

Overall Angelo has extensive experience in defending those persons accused of criminal conduct.

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