Cardiff offers a full range of criminal law, family law and prison law services, as well as legal advice and representation relating to mental health and court of protection.
We are delighted that we have been short listed for the Wales Legal Awards 2022.
Our Court of Protection team, headed by Sarah Griffiths-Jones, has been shortlisted as Public Law Team of the Year. We are also proud to announce that Rhiannon Phillips, a Solicitor based in our Court of Protection Cardiff team, has been nominated for the Rising Star Award.
Cardiff (or Caerdydd in Welsh) is the capital and largest city of Wales.
Archaeological evidence from sites in and around Cardiff show that people had settled in the area by at least around 6000 BC, during the early Neolithic period. Until the Roman conquest of Britain, Cardiff was part of the territory of the Silures – a Celtic British tribe that flourished in the Iron Age – whose territory included the areas that would become known as Breconshire, Monmouthshire and Glamorgan.
The Romans established a 3.2 ha (8-acre) fort near the mouth of the River Taff in AD 75, building over an extensive settlement that had been established by them in the 50s AD. This would later become the north-western boundary of the centre of Cardiff. The 3rd-Century Roman fort was later replaced by a motte and bailey castle, built in the late 11th century by Norman Invaders. This would become Cardiff Castle.
It is from this fort that Cardiff would take its name from. From Caerdydd (earlier Caerdyf) meaning ‘Fort on the River Taff’, stemming from the Brythonic words for ‘fort’ (Caer) and the River Taff (Dyf).
Cardiff remained a small town until the early 19th century, when coalmining its prominence as a port for coal helped its expansion. In 1905 it was ranked as a city and in 1955 proclaimed capital of Wales.
Cardiff is home to four major institutions of higher education: Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Cardiff is the main commercial centre of Wales as well as the base for the Senedd (the Welsh Parliament). Cardiff Bay contains the Senedd building and the Wales Millennium Centre arts complex. Work continues at Cardiff Bay and in the centre, on projects such as Cardiff International Sports Village, BBC drama village, and a new business district.
HOW TO FIND US
Exit the M4 at junction 29 to take the A48.
Continue on A48 for 11.5 miles until you reach Mill Lane. Take the exit.
Turn left onto Cardiff Road.
Stay on Cardiff Road until you reach Cowbridge Road East. Turn right at the end of the road.
The Reeds Solicitors’ office is on the corner between Cowbridge Road East and Market Road.
There is a car park which is behind the Reeds office which can be accessed via Cowbridge Road East.
The main train station in Cardiff is Cardiff Central Station.
To find the office from this station, please follow the directions below.
From the station, take the central square exit to head towards Wood Street; when you reach Wood Street, turn left towards the river.
Cross over the river and bear round to the right onto Fitzhamon Embankment. Walk along the river on Fitzhamon Embankment and bear round to the left at the end of the path to take you onto Despenser Street.
Turn right onto Claire Street and cross over the roundabout to bear left onto Neville Street. Continue on Neville Street until you reach the A4161.
Bear left at the fork to walk underneath the A4161 to take you onto Cowbridge Road East.
Continue on Cowbridge Road East until you reach Reeds Solicitors which is located on the corner between Cowbridge Road East and Market Road