Huw Bates

Huw Bates

Huw has lived in Aberystwyth since he was a few months old and was educated at Plascrug Primary School and subsequently Penglais Comprehensive School, where he became Head Boy in his final year. He then attended Swansea University, where he gained an Ll.B in Law and a Masters Degree in Criminology. After 12 months as a paralegal with Morris & Bates Huw went on to complete his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Chester. He then returned to Morris & Bates in 2004 to complete his training contract and qualified as a solicitor in July 2005.

Huw deals mainly with residential and commercial conveyancing as well as assisting on landlord and tenant matters, having specialised in this field for many years.

Huw is an avid football fan and continues to be involved with Bow Street Football Club having previously spent six years as first team manager. He now manages and performs with local singing group, Elinor Powell's Sgarmes. Huw is also a keen traveller, having spent a total of 18 months travelling in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, including several months' work as a paralegal for Clayton Utz, a large corporate law firm in Sydney, Australia. Huw is also the co - director and founder of the Aberystwyth Ego magazine.

Huw lives in Bow street with his wife, Nia, and two children Seren and Charlie.