Year of call: 2000
Clerk: Nigel East
Owen specialises in all aspects of criminal law, prosecuting and defending.
Recommended by Chambers UK Bar 2012 as a ‘leader in his field’, Owen is regularly instructed to appear in cases involving serious violence, robbery, theft and large scale drugs conspiracies. He has defended as junior counsel in several murder cases and appeared as junior counsel for the prosecution in a series of cases arising from a major investigation of historic sexual and physical abuse in children’s homes in South Wales.
Owen also has experience of a wide range of cases prosecuted by local authorities and government departments. He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association.
Educated at Cardiff University and Cardiff Law School, Owen is a member of Neath Athletic RFC and Crawshay’s Rugby Club.