Our lawyers - Angharad Ellis Owen


"Angharad Ellis Owen provided excellent support and pragmatic advice on a challenging employment issue in a highly responsive and engaged way that resulted in a successful outcome. I would have no hesitation in recommending Angharad to solve these types of complex employment issues and the services of Greene – Greene."

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"Angharad certainly went the extra mile to help me in a difficult situation and was able to put my mind at rest and for this I will always be grateful"

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"Angharad recently provided a training session to a group of HR and finance professionals. The session was excellent and was delivered in a very professional manner. We all came away very confident of our next steps and knowledgeable on the subject matter. We will definitely be calling upon Angharad's services in the future"

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Angharad Ellis Owen is a barrister, working in Greene & Greene’s employment team. Angharad qualified as a barrister in 2000 and has over 12 years’ experience advising individuals and businesses on employment law matters.


Carrying out a mix of contentious and non-contentious work, across a wide variety of business sectors Angharad is experienced in advising and handling a broad range of employment tribunal claims including claims for unfair dismissal, whistleblowing, redundancy, sex, gender and disability discrimination and large scale equal pay claims.


Angharad is able to draw on her experience of contentious matters when advising clients on how to deal with problems in the workplace on issues such as:


disciplinary and grievance issues;

absence management;

redundancies and business reorganisations;

TUPE transfers;

executive appointments and dismissals;

restrictive covenants and

drafting employment contracts, policies and procedures

Data Protection / GDPR


Angharad regularly delivers training sessions and seminars on topical employment law issues.


She has a particular interest in discrimination law and has represented Companies and various NHS Trust's on a number of large (in terms of value and number of claims) equal pay claims.


Angharad's notable cases which helped shape the law on equal pay include:


Potter v North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (“Potter No 1”) [2008] ICR 910, EAT;

Potter v North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (“Potter No 3”) [2009] IRLR 900, EAT;

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust v Fox (“Fox No 1”) [2010] A2/2009/0840, CA;

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust v Fox (“Fox No 2”) [2010] IRLR 804, CA;

Birch & ors v Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, Sodexo Ltd & ors [2010] UKEAT/0121/10/JOJ, EAT

McGarry v University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust & Hatch v Northamptonshire NHS Foundation Trust [2010], ET




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Angharad Ellis Owen

Angharad Ellis Owen



Employment law


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