Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom

Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom.

Fenners Chambers | 3 Madingley Road | Cambridge | Cambridgeshire CB3 0EE | United Kingdom.

Daniel Owen
Called to the Bar in 1999

Daniel Owen specialises in marine public law, i.e. the law that governs our use of the world’s seas and oceans. Daniel’s practice is mainly advisory and includes both contentious and non-contentious work. His clients include companies, environmental non-governmental organisations, public bodies and intergovernmental organisations. Daniel also provides training seminars on marine law to both lawyers and non-lawyers.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Public Law

Daniel Owen specialises in marine public law, i.e. the law that governs our use of the world’s seas and oceans. Daniel’s practice is mainly advisory and includes both contentious and non-contentious work. His clients include companies, environmental non-governmental organisations, public bodies and intergovernmental organisations. Daniel also provides training seminars on marine law to both lawyers and non-lawyers.

Daniel is a member of the Public Law Group, and more information about his practice can be found by clicking on the practice area tab above.

For additional information, please also visit Daniel’s own website at: www.marinegovernance.com

WHAT OTHERS SAY

Well known for his practice in marine public law
Legal 500 2017

Recommended for environmental cases
Legal 500 2016

An expert in international law of the sea matters
The Legal 500 2015

A first-rate specialist in fisheries and marine law
The Legal 500 2014

Daniel Owen specialises in marine public law, i.e. the law that governs our use of the world’s seas and oceans. He has specialised in this field since 2000. He also provides training seminars on marine law to both lawyers and non-lawyers.

For more information, please visit: www.marinegovernance.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Much of Daniel’s practice falls under three broad headings, namely: marine planning and licensing; fisheries management; and marine protected areas.

He has advised clients on the legal aspects of a wide variety of sea uses, including: bioprospecting; cable laying; fisheries, both commercial and recreational; military activities; mineral and oil and gas exploration and exploitation; natural gas storage; nature conservation; renewable energy generation; scientific research; and shipping.

Daniel’s practice covers international law, European Union law and United Kingdom law. He deals with areas under national jurisdiction, such as the territorial sea, the EEZ and the continental shelf, as well as areas beyond national jurisdiction..

HIS WORK

Daniel’s practice is mainly advisory and includes both contentious and non-contentious work.

His clients include companies, environmental non-governmental organisations, public bodies and intergovernmental organisations.

WHAT OTHERS SAY

An expert in international law of the sea matters
The Legal 500 2015

A first-rate specialist in fisheries and marine law
The Legal 500 2014

PUBLICATIONS

Book:

2010, The EC Common Fisheries Policy published by Oxford University Press

This major book on the Common Fisheries Policy, written by Daniel Owen and Robin Churchill, addresses the CFP from a legal perspective and provides a detailed account of the very large body of European Union law comprising this Policy. For further details, including review extracts, see: ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199275847.do

Work in preparation:

Commentary on Annex I (highly migratory species), for: Proelss, A. (ed.), United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary, Beck/Hart

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

2014 (last updated 10 July 2014), Marine planning, for Westlaw Insight

2014, Fisheries and their impact on the marine environment: European Union law, in Ribeiro, M.C. (ed.), 30 Years after the Signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: The Protection of the Environment and the Future of the Law of the Sea, Coimbra Editora, pp.53–69

2012, book review of The World Ocean in Globalisation (a book published in 2011), in The Journal of International Maritime Law, Lawtext Publishing, Volume 18(1), pp.97–100

2010, Principles and objectives of the legal regime governing areas beyond national jurisdiction—commentary on Tullio Treves, in: Molenaar, E.J. and Oude Elferink, A.G. (eds.), The International Legal Regime of Areas beyond National Jurisdiction: Current and Future Developments, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp.27–37

QUALIFICATIONS

BA: Oxford MSc: Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Graduate Diploma in Law: City University

Called to the Bar in 1999

MEMBER

  • Bar European Group
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA)
  • United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA)

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • Spanish