Owen Prew

Senior Associate
Overview

Owen is an English and BVI qualified solicitor advocate specialising in Commercial and Insolvency litigation.  He is an experienced BVI commercial litigator with substantial offshore experience acting for and advising clients in respect of high-value commercial matters involving shareholder disputes, director's breach of duty claims, enforcement of judgments, applications for interim remedies (including freezing injunctions) and all forms of insolvency proceedings and remedies. 

Owen is a graduate of Oxford University and was admitted as a solicitor of the Courts of England and Wales in 2010 after training at Slaughter and May in London. He then spent five years at a major offshore law firm in the BVI practicing in their commercial and insolvency litigation team with a focus on the complex Madoff feeder fund litigation involving Mount Capital and Fairfield.

Prior to returning to private practice Owen has also worked as an Investment Manager at one of the UK's largest litigation funders advising, analysing and proposing cases for funding and in 2017 began learning software development in order to assist clients with technical or software related disputes in the future.

Professional

-  Solicitor - England & Wales (non-practising)
-  Civil Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)
-  Solicitor - British Virgin Islands 

Credentials

CH Trustees SA v Omega Services Group Limited et al BVI HC(COM) 0037 of 2015 – A four day trial in the BVI with Adam Solomon QC where they won a rare reverse buyout of a former majority shareholder in unfair prejudice proceedings.

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