The Queen has appointed Owen Huw Rees to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Elizabeth Truss MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Wales Circuit, based at Caernarfon Crown Court with effect from 24 October 2016.
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Owen Huw Rees, aged 56, will be known as His Honour Judge Huw Rees. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1983. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2008 and was appointed as a Legal Member, of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 2012.