Lowri Wynn Morgan

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Lowri Wynn Morgan

Practice Overview

Lowri joined 30 Park Place in 2012 having successfully completed pupillage at Angel Chambers, Swansea.

Crime

Lowri both prosecutes and defends in jury trials, appeals and committals for sentence in matters including fraud, serious assaults, child abuse cases, rape and indecency cases, as well as burglaries, driving offences and offences of a regulatory nature. She has been instructed as junior counsel by the Complex Case Unit in three cases of conspiracy and by the Serious Sex Unit in a case of historic child sex abuse. 

Employment

Lowri regularly appears on behalf of Claimants and Respondents at the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal in contested hearings relating to such issues as Unfair Dismissal, Constructive Dismissal, Redundancy, Discrimination, Breach of Contract, Unlawful Deductions of Wages, cases relating to the Statutory Minimum Wage, Whistleblowing and has successfully argued Costs applications.

Notable and Reported cases

  • Fraud / Multi-handed Prosecutions

    Operation Azure / R v Pickering and Others, Swansea Crown Court.

    Junior counsel to Mr Carl Harrison in a multi-handed mortgage fraud

  • Rape and Child Abuse

    R v Ziani and Ziani – Cardiff Crown Court

    Junior Counsel where the complainant alleged that she had been abused as a child by her maternal aunt and uncle.  The Defendants were charged on an indictment containing 27 counts of sexual abuse.  The complainant’s allegation was that the abuse was violent, and that she was penetrated by objects and weapons. 

  • Serious Violence

    R v Abbigail Thomas, Cardiff Crown Court – Defending

    The Defendant was charged with Violent Disorder, with six co-defendants. Following a late guilty plea, successful mitigation on her behalf, ensured that whilst the  co-defendants received custodial sentences, the defendant received a conditional discharge. 

    R v Mihaj Minjan Miah, Cardiff Crown Court – Defending

    The Defendant was charged together with two others. He and one of his co-defendants were jointly charged with and offence contrary to section 18 of the Offences Against the Persons Act, where the Defendant struck the complainant several times to the head with a hammer, and stabbed him to the arm.

  • Trials involving child victims

    R v Robert Anthony Bispham, Newport Crown Court – Defending

    The Defendant was charged with one count of indecent assault. He was a teacher at a local secondary school, and the complainant was a pupil of his. The complainant was 13 years old, as were two friends of hers who also gave evidence for the Crown, which required them to give evidence via the video link, and questioning in accordance with the guidance set out in the Advocates Gateway. The Defendant was acquitted. 

  • Drugs

    Operation Bounty – R v Fatos Hasa, Naldi Metaj, Lorenc Hasa, Darden Merdhoqi, Sharif Omar and Egli Faja.

    Junior counsel in a case where the Defendants are charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine and cannabis

    Operation Phobos – R v Begley, Bergamo, Edwards, Kellaway, Lamb, Murphy, Roberts, Sillitoe & Others

    Junior counsel in a case where the Defendants are charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine.

  • Regulatory, Inquiries & Inquests

    BSI v Sandra Morgan and William Morgan, Swansea Crown Court

    Prosecuting on behalf of the Department of Innovation and Skills the Defendants were convicted of insolvency fraud.

    WRH v Andrew Morgan, Swansea Crown Court

    Prosecution of a Defendant was charged with defrauding the National Health Service whilst working for them as an accountant. 

  • Education & Qualification
    • BVC City Law School (formerly Inns of Court School of Law) London
    • Univerysity of Wales Aberystwyth LLB Hons (2:1)
    • Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf, Cardiff
  • Awards
    • University of Wales, Aberystwyth Undergraduate Scholarship 2005
  • Memberships
    • The Honorable Society of Grays Inn
    • Criminal Bar Association
    • Employment Law Bar Association
    • Bar Pro Bono Unit.
  • Appointments

    Level 3 Prosecutor