Bethan Owen

Partner and Head of Department

Real Estate

“Bethan Owen is constantly fighting her client’s corner and is so proactive in getting transactions over the line. If she is acting for you, there will be no time wasted on her part. She is a great collaborator with others.”

Legal 500 UK 2022

“Bethan Owen heads up the property team and leads by example in her proactive, enthusiastic attitude and approachability. Above all, we trust her completely to act diligently on our behalf.”

Legal 500 UK 2022

"She is a powerhouse in getting things done ...and is so proactive and moves matters forward."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2021

"Bethan is an extremely hard-working, conscientious and knowledgeable lawyer. Her strengths are that she is incredibly user-friendly, approachable and excellent at building relationships with clients."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2021

"Bethan Owen’s ‘can do’ attitude is inspiring and she is the most efficient operator I have ever worked with. She motors through her workload, with care and precision, maintains excellent communication with her client base and is unfailingly proactive, always striving for a great result for her clients."

The Legal 500 UK, 2021

Bethan is a partner and head of the Real Estate team.  Her practice focuses on acquisitions and disposals of both residential and commercial properties. 

Areas of expertise

Bethan advises on all aspects of residential property purchases, sales and mortgage transactions.

Her broad client base includes UK and overseas based individuals and celebrities as well as trusts and companies, whether UK based or offshore.  Bethan often develops lasting relationships with her clients and their wider families looking after all their residential real estate needs.

Bethan has a great deal of experience in dealing with prime central London properties and country homes.  

Bethan also advises on commercial acquisitions and sales including industrial units, offices, retail and commercial developments.  She also advises on commercial lettings (acting for both landlords and tenants).

Bethan is known for her efficient and pragmatic advice and her calm and reassuring approach.  Bethan often has to act in very tight timescales and will work with the other side to ensure the transaction is completed to everyone’s satisfaction.

Recent work

  • Acquisition of a substantial townhouse in Prime Central London
  • Acting on a commercial site acquisition which was condition upon planning consent and which was then sub-sold
  • Acting for an office tenant on a significant letting in Central London 


What clients and directories have said

"unfailingly proactive"

The Legal 500 UK, 2021

Pleasant, competent and very good. She is a lovely individual to work with."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2020

She is very pragmatic, very responsive and she gives good advice."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2020

Bethan Owen is accessible and provides a very tailored service."

The Legal 500 UK, 2020

She's very efficient and provides a high level of personal oversight. She is excellent at problem resolution and takes a pragmatic approach to technical and legal issues."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2020

She is a great: she is a proactive, hard-working and commercial lawyer who is very committed to her clients."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2019

Incredibly generous with her time and expertise, managing client relationships well."

The Legal 500 UK, 2019

Commercial, knowledgeable and highly competent."

The Legal 500 UK, 2019

She is a great: she is a proactive, hard-working and commercial lawyer who is very committed to her clients."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2019

She is very knowledgeable and thorough. She doesn't miss any of the detail and provides sound and well-considered advice."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2018

I always enjoy working with her, she would be one of my top referrals for clients. She is proactive and wants to find solutions. She is just a very sensible, commercially minded lawyer."

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2018

Exceptionally good on conveyancing work."

The Legal 500 UK, 2017

Dedicated and committed."

The Legal 500 UK, 2013

Knowledgeable, thorough and helpful.”

Client, residential transaction

Star, she's on it.”



In the press


PRofessional societies and memberships

  • The Law Society
  • Bethan is the chair of the Charities and Community Team at Kingsley Napley and is a member of the Kingsley Napley LGBTQ and allies network.


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