During the current situation relating to COVID-19 Chambers remains open and operational. We remain fully functional with Members of Chambers and staff working remotely, however the headquarters at 24 Old Buildings will be closed to the public until further notice.
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Owen specialises in commercial and traditional chancery litigation.
He has regularly appeared in trials and interlocutory matters in the High Court and County Court. His trial experience includes:
Aeroflot v Beresovsky and others  EWHC 1735: led by Francis Tregear QC with Alex Pelling for the active defendants in a claim for over USD100 million. The claimant discontinued the claim on the eve of trial and was ordered to pay indemnity costs.
Knight v Gorst  EWHC 613;  2 P&CR 8: led by Alan Steinfeld QC for the successful landlord in a dispute regarding the ownership of subsoil into which the tenant wished to b
Kunicki v Hayward  EWHC 3199: a probate dispute involving allegations of fraudulent calumny and lack of testamentary capacity
Hamilton v Hamilton  EWHC 1132: a two week trial led by Steven Thompson QC concerning the disputed inheritance of a Lichtenstein foundation.
Kaki v Kaki EWHC 3692 a trial concerning the validity of a trust.
Skala v Via Servis  EWHC 3069 (Ch): a six day trial concerning a dispute between shareholders involving cross examination through an interpreter and over video link.
He has also been involved in off-shore litigation in both the Caribbean and the Channel Islands and has spent time assisting law firms in London and the Channel Islands. As a result he has gained a broad experience of contentious probate trust and estate disputes and well as document heavy commercial litigation and commercial litigation involving the application of traditional equitable principles in modern contexts.
His particular experience can be seen by clicking on the areas of practice below.
Areas of experience
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