Simon Ower SC

  Simon Ower SC

Simon Ower SC

Practice Areas

  • Administrative

  • Commercial

  • Defamation, Media, Entertainment

  • Discrimination, Human Rights

  • Equity, Trusts

  • Family Law

  • International Law and Trade

  • Licensing (Liquor, Gaming et)

  • Local Government, Planning, Environment

  • Mediations, Arbitrations

  • Migration, Immigration, Citizenship

  • Wills, Estates, Family Provision

Simon practises in most areas of civil and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on matters involving wills and estates, equity, trusts, family law, and administrative and constitutional law.

Simon has been recognised as a leading senior counsel in Australia in Wills and Estate Litigation by Doyle's Guide (2017).

Admissions / Appointments

  • Admitted to Practice - 2000

  • Signed Bar Roll - 2002

  • Appointed Silk - 2016

Qualifications

BA (Jur), LLB (Hons)

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344

sower@jeffcott.com.au

Additional Information

  • South Australian Bar Association

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

  • Australian Institute of Administrative Law

  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

In addition to his Australian practice, Simon is is registered as a legal practitioner of the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre, with a right of audience under Part II. He is able to advise and appear in that Court in all matters, but has a particular interest in its English language common law probate jurisdiction. 

Simon also has a strong commitment to acting in human rights and pro bono matters, with a particular interest in migration law, environmental matters and criminal appeals. He is available to consider briefs in meritorious cases where funding may not otherwise be available.