Owen Williams > Chambers of Paul Hopkins KC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Paul Hopkins KC
9 Park Place
CF10 3DP


Barrister specialising in all aspects of criminal law, prosecuting and defending. Owen is regularly instructed to appear in cases involving murder, serious violence, robbery, theft and large-scale drugs conspiracies. He defended as junior counsel 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 in a wide range of cases prosecuted by local authorities and government departments.


Called 2000, Gray’s Inn.


Cardiff University (LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Wales and Chester Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Owen Williams9 Park Place

The crime team at 9 Park Place has expertise in prosecuting and defending across a wide range of serious work, with a recent increase in cases involving serious sexual offences and homicide. Heath Edwards is a key name for handling complex multi-handed drug trafficking and money laundering work. Matthew Cobbe has a solid track record in prosecuting allegations of rape, and Owen Williams ‘ recent work involves prosecuting and defending in homicide cases.