David Owen, QC
Barrister
Arbitrator and advocate in a wide range of commercial arbitrations, mainly involving the maritime sector.

Appointed in ad hoc references and references under institutional rules (e.g. LMAA, LCIA, ICC).

Recent appointments have included matters relating to: ship sales and shipbuilding; commodity/shipping contracts; P&I cover for fleets of vessels; marine and war risks insurance.

Member of 20 Essex Street Chambers from 1985 to date

Became QC 2006

Publications:
Mac Gillivray on Insurance Law: Joint Editor 1997?2008.Back
CONTACT
Phone: +44 20 7842 1200

E-mail: dowen@20essexst.com

Country of Residence: United Kingdom

Nationality: British
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • COMMODITIES COAL
  • COMMODITIES GRAIN
  • SHIP BUILD & REPAIR
  • SHIP SALE & PURCHASE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration

    London Maritime Arbitration Association (Supporting Member)

    London Court of International Arbitration

    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

    Bar Council ADR Committee Member

    Civil Mediation Council

    Commercial Barristers’ Association (Executive: 2001?2004)
    ADMISSIONS
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • EDUCATION
    Merton College, Oxford Scholar, BA Hons First Class 1976?1979

    Called to Bar, Middle Temple 1983

    Astbury Scholar; Lloyd Jacob Exhibition Prize, Middle Temple

    Ver Heyden Prize for Advocacy, Inns of Court School of Law