Simon Ower SC
Defamation, Media, Entertainment
Discrimination, Human Rights
International Law and Trade
Licensing (Liquor, Gaming et)
Local Government, Planning, Environment
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
BA (Jur), LLB (Hons)
Ph: (08) 8231 2344
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.