Owen Hammond assists businesses in a wide range of areas including commercial, corporate, and white collar disputes. He has experience in both international arbitration and litigation in the English courts. He also conducts internal investigations in matters involving allegations of fraud, violations of antibribery laws, and breaches of economic sanctions. Owen represents multinational clients in industries such as insurance and reinsurance, finance, technology, automotive, food and beverage, telecoms, energy, as well as sovereign governments.
Owen works closely with clients, including having completed a secondment to a London insurance market client.
Prior to qualification as a solicitor, Owen was a trainee at another leading international law firm, where he worked both in the London and Dubai offices. He also has experience in contentious legal practice at law firms in Mexico and the Cayman Islands.
Owen is fluent in Spanish and conversant in French.
Acting for Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd. in connection with a claim for damages against Visa in the interchange fee litigation at the High Court.
BPP Law School, England, 2010, LPC
University of Cambridge, 2008, LLM
University of Southampton, England, 2006, LLB
England & Wales (Solicitor)
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition, The Legal 500 UK (2019)