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

Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC
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 PlaceOwen has a grasp of the case very quickly and is able to communicate this in an effective way to the client and Court very effectively. No case is too problematic for Owen to resolve.

Members of 9 Park Place offer a team of professionals comfortable and adept in both prosecution and defence, with barristers regularly instructed in serious homicide, manslaughter, serious sexual offences, and high-profile drug trafficking work. Heath Edwards and Matthew Cobbe recent instructions include the latter. Owen Williams is also a name of note, with a recent instructions as leading junior including acting for the defence in multi-handed attempted murder using a sawn-off shotgun.