Owain Thomas QC has a broad practice with an emphasis on the areas of medical law, professional discipline, public law (in particular relating to healthcare) and taxation.

He has wide experience acting for both Claimants and Defendants (NHS and MoD) in clinical negligence, particularly high value claims resulting from birth injury or other catastrophic injuries. He has experience of a wide variety public law challenges against Mental Health Trusts in the Administrative Court and emergency injunctions and best interests cases in the Family Division.  He regularly appears for public authorities (hospitals, mental health Trusts and prisons) in complex inquests.

Owain has considerable experience in all areas of professional regulation and regularly appears on behalf of doctors, dentists and other professionals before the GMC, GDC etc.

He has appeared in hundreds of indirect tax cases in the domestic courts (in the Tribunal, the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court) and the European Court of Justice. His experience includes advisory work as well as advocacy in all areas of indirect taxation. He appears for HMRC and taxpayers.

He also has particular experience in the field of customs duties, goods classification, anti-dumping duty and landfill tax.

He undertakes a wide range of public law challenges particularly in the field of healthcare, criminal injuries and tax litigation.

Tax Professional Discipline & Regulation Clinical Negligence Inquests Health Law Public Law Court of Protection
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