Alan has over 25 years’ experience as a litigation and regulatory investigations lawyer, latterly to the global online betting and gaming industry and related sectors, including operators, personal management licence holders, technology providers, advertisers, affiliates and online platforms.

He is often appointed by global brands in disputes with strategic impact, navigating an external or governmental regulatory enquiry and co-ordinating internal investigations. He also has significant experience in complex technology disputes, often tied to long-term strategic partnerships.

Alan also has significant experience working on disputes in the film, TV and online media industries, particularly concerning the failed funding or delivery of major film projects.

Alan also works with clients in the preparation for and in the urgent management of significant data breaches and cyber security incidents, providing a co-ordinated response across multiple disciplines.

  • Alan Owens is very knowledgeable, and has approached our cases with the necessary care, while reflecting on our business needs and what would be best for us as an outcome.

    The Legal 500 2022

  • Excellent on commercial disputes in the media industry.

    The Legal 500 2020

  • Alan Owens is a ‘first-rate, highly intelligent’ and ‘conscientious’ lawyer with ‘excellent commercial judgement’.