About Owen

Owen is a member of our Business Law Team, he focuses on commercial transactions and commercial real estate.

Owen was called to the Bar in South Africa in 2017, where he maintained a general commercial practice until August 2021, when he and his family relocated to Nova Scotia.

Outside of the office, Owen enjoys reading, watching (and sometimes even participating in) all kinds of sports as well as trying his best to improve his handicap on the golf course, although he admits that he will need to try harder.

Owen's Background


  • 2023 - Certificate of Qualification, National Committee on Accreditation - Federation of Law Societies of Canada
  • 2014 - Bachelor of Laws (LLB), North West University, South Africa
  • 2012 - B.Comm in Business Management and Law, North West University, South Africa


  • 2023 - Present: Associate (BOYNECLARKE LLP)
  • 2021-2023: Corporate Paralegal and Legal Analyst (BOYNECLARKE LLP)
  • 2017-2021: Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, practicing in corporate and commercial fields
  • 2015-2017: Articled Clerk in South Africa at a well-known boutique corporate law firm

Professional Memberships

  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Legal Practice Council of South Africa
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Board Member and Treasurer - The Eastern Front Theatre Society
  • Former Student Volunteer at the North West University Law Clinic
  • Former Member of the De Wilgers Student Community Service (SRCS/SJGD) Committee

Awards and Honours

  • 2014 - Lifetime Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for academic achievement during LLB studies