Owen Minns

Biographical synopsis

Owen Minns is an Ontario lawyer, a barrister & solicitor employed as Discipline Counsel in the Law Society of Ontario's Professional Regulation Division, where he represents the Law Society in regulatory proceedings, and engages in related work, to help to fulfil the functions of the Law Society, in accordance with the principles provided by the Law Society Act, RSO 1990, c L-8, <https://canlii.ca/t/2h8>, §§4.1, 4.2.

“Owen was called to the Bar after earning a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School and after articling in the then Discpline Department of the then Law Society of Upper Canada. While at law school, Owen won awards for his oral advocacy: with teammates, two Second Place Team awards at Canada's national Gale Cup Moot Competitions; the overall First Place Oralist as a member of Osgoode's winning side in the Goodman & Carr Cup 'Baby Gale' first-year mooting competition; and a Distinguished Oralist in the Osgoode Lerners Cup. One summer, he studied at the International Intellectual Property Program at St. Peter's College, Oxford, a joint offering of the College, the University of Victoria, and the Univeristy of Illinois College of Law.

“Prior to law school, Owen was a senior analyst at Alliance Data, where his expertise, insight and innovation were focused on business analysis and strategic operations for the company's Air Miles business, Canada's premier coalition loyalty marketing programme.

Owen Minns, 2016.

—photo by Helen Calaitzis.

“Owen earned degrees in Psychology (BSc, Honours) and Computer & Information Science (BA) from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. At Queen's, he was a leader, serving a term as elected Vice-president (Operations) for the Alma Mater Society after stints on the Editorial Board of the Queen's Journal newspaper and the management team of the Publishing & Copy Centre.

“Born and raised in Burlington, Ontario, a citizen of Canada and the European Union, Owen currently lives in Toronto.”

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