About Us

We are dedicated to recovering compensation for accident victims in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypool and throughout South Wales. We have a high success rate and have won hundreds of thousands of pounds for our clients. 

We have a highly experienced specialist team of personal injury solicitors who are able to handle a full range of accident compensation claims. Our specialist personal injury experienced Personal Injury team are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and are recommended in the Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 publications as one of the leading teams in the country.

We are able to act on a No Win No Fee basis. This means that you won’t have to pay us unless you win your case!!

To speak to one of our team

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Clive Thomas

Managing Director of Watkins & Gunn, Solicitor and Head of Personal Injury.

Clive has over 30 years experience of all aspects of personal injury with a particular emphasis on employers’ liability cases, complex multi-track cases including fatal accidents and brain injury cases. Clive is a Member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

He is recommended as a leading Band 1 personal injury lawyer in the Chambers & Partners 2022 guide to the best lawyers in the UK

Team Members

Kayleigh Wilding


Kayleigh is a Personal Injury Solicitor, based in our Cardiff office. She re-joined Watkins and Gunn in 2022 having originally qualified with the firm in 2016.

She is very experienced in multi-track personal injury claims having spent almost five years in a large UK national law firm. She deals with all aspects of personal injury including claims involving road traffic accidents, accidents at work and slips trips and falls. 

Samina Roof

Trainee Solicitor

Samina is a Trainee Solicitor at Watkins & Gunn, based in the Pontypool office.

She assists accident claims victims with all types of personal injury claims. 

Sian Miller

Personal Injury Paralegal

Sian joined Watkins & Gunn as a Paralegal in our Personal Injury team in 2022. 

Sian is currently completing a work placement year as part of her Law Degree with Cardiff University.

Her role involves assisting accident victims, in a wide range of accident types, in making personal injury claims.

Eleanor Phillip


Eleanor is a solicitor at Watkins & Gunn. She specialises in Disease Litigation.

Her team deals with a wide range of industrial disease matters including:-

  • Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)  Vibration White Finger (VWF)
  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)
    Respiratory disease (including asthma, COPD, chronic bronchitis and lung cancer)
  • Asbestos related disease
  • Skin complaints including industrial dermatitis
  • Applications for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

Lyndsey Gordon-Webb

Senior Associate Solicitor and Head of Disease Litigation at Watkins &Gunn.

Lyndsey is a Senior Associate, solicitor and Head of the Disease Litigation team at Watkins & Gunn.  The team deals with a wide range of industrial disease matters. 

Lyndsey has worked within the field of industrial disease for fifteen years. She has been involved in high profile group actions and individual matters. Her work has enabled her to work on an international basis. 

Joseph May

Trainee Solicitor

Joseph is a Trainee Solicitor in the Clinical Negligence Team at Watkins & Gunn.

Joseph is a law graduate from the University of South Wales he has also completed a Masters in Law, Business and Management with a Distinction. He gained a number of years’ experience working as a paralegal at a Top 100 law firm specialising in litigation and group action work before joining Watkins & Gunn.

Jonathan Wellington

Director at Watkins & Gunn and a Solicitor and Head of Clinical Negligence

Jonathan is a Director at Watkins & Gunn, Head of Clinical Negligence.

He is a highly regarded personal injury and clinical negligence lawyer. He is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel as well as being a fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). 

Jonathan has also dealt with numerous high value personal injury cases and a £5 million+ clinical negligence case for a girl left with severe brain damage following a failure to diagnose meningitis.

He is recommended as a leading lawyer in Wales for Personal Injury in the Legal 500 publication.