Mr Huw Bowden > Bowden Jones Solicitors > Cardiff, United Kingdom > Lawyer Profile

Bowden Jones Solicitors
CF10 3DQ
United Kingdom

Work Department

Serious crime/fraud/general crime.


Huw has over 20 years of experience and his practice covers a broad range of disciplines. He is a Solicitor Advocate and represents individuals and companies across the U.K. He specialises in white collar and serious crime and heads the serious crime department at Bowden Jones, which he established with Stephen Jones in 2003. He has achieved a number of notable successes to include defending a high profile nationally publicised case surrounding the “Cardiff Three” in 2011. (R v Mouncher and others): Huw was Junior Advocate in a case before Reading Crown Court in 2012. This was the prosecution of a murder which occurred in the 1960’s and was investigated by the cold case team as a result of recent scientific developments. (R v Burgess): Huw is considered a leading expert in the field of Proceeds of Crime and Asset recovery. He successfully defended a multi- million pound prosecution in Bristol Crown Court in 2012 whilst acting as Lead Advocate. (R v Folwell): Huw also advises and defends in Regulatory Law matters and in 2013 he successfully defended the chief executive of a care home a case prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive whilst acting as Junior Advocate. (R v Black): Huw specialises in appellate working closely with Glyn Maddocks and he regularly prepares cases for and appears at the Court of Appeal Criminal Division. Notable cases include the quashing of a murder conviction and referral back to Hull Crown Court in 2008. (R v Gallagher): Huw is also a registered FA intermediary and regularly represents clients in sports law matters.


Gartsides Solicitors, Newport 1994-1996 Trainee; Morgans Solicitors, Cardiff 1996-2003 Associate; Bowden Jones Solicitors, Cardiff 2003- Partner/Director.


King Henry VIII, Abergavenny 1983-1990; Cardiff University 2:1 LLB(hons) 1990-1993; Cardiff Law School LPC with commendation 1993-1994.


Member of Abergavenny Cricket Club, Monmouthshire Golf Club.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

(Leading individuals)

Huw BowdenBowden Jones Solicitors

The ‘approachable and well-informed’ team at Bowden Jones Solicitors has a ‘wealth of experience’ across a range of criminal matters for private and corporate clients, as well as for those with inadequate financial means through its work on the Legal Aid Agency’s “Very High Cost Case Panel”. White-collar defence work is a strength, both in cases brought by the police, as well as in a private prosecution context – as is the case in a current ongoing matter relating to alleged crypto currency fraud. One of several in the team with higher rights of audience, Huw Bowden is appreciated for his ‘great advocacy skills’ and provides ‘thoughtful and insightful advice’ to clients engaged in a myriad disputes, including his work before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutors’ Office regarding alleged war crimes committed during the Kosovo conflict. Stephen Jones has significant experience at handling serious fraud and white collar crime defence work, and is also noted for his cyber law prowess.