Bethan Cowlam

Bethan is an associate in BCL’s serious and general crime team.

She has particular experience in representing individuals accused of sexual offences, including high-profile clients in media-sensitive cases. She also has experience in matters involving offences of violence, dishonesty and public order.

During Bethan’s training at BCL, she was involved in conducting complex corporate investigations in relation to financial crime and serious regulatory breaches. She also assisted in defending individuals and companies facing allegations of environmental offences, health and safety offences (generally following fatal accidents), money laundering and fraud.

Bethan read law at the University of Bristol, graduating with first class honours in 2015. She achieved a distinction in her LPC before commencing her training contract with BCL in September 2019. Bethan was admitted as a solicitor in September 2021.

Professional Memberships:

  • London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA)
  • Association of Women Solicitors

What the directories have said:

“Bethan is one to watch for the future. She is really hardworking and full of ideas. She is the complete package.”

Chambers UK, 2023