Jennifer A. Cowan

Jennifer A. Cowan: Attorney with Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP


Jennifer has practiced labour, employment and human rights law at Farris since her call to the bar in 2005. Jennifer represents provincially and federally regulated employers both in the public and private sectors with respect to grievance arbitration, collective agreement administration, Labour Relations Board matters, Employment Standards matters, human rights complaints and workers compensation issues.

Jennifer also provides advice to clients on a wide range of employment law issues including, employment contracts, restrictive covenants such as non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, termination and severance matters, workplace policies, sickness, disability and accommodation matters, and employment issues arising from corporate transactions.

Jennifer focuses on her clients' business operations and needs and provides strategic and practical advice to help them achieve their goals.

Jennifer is a member of the Vancouver and Canadian Bar Associations. Jennifer currently sits on the Finance and Corporate Governance Committee of the Cause We Care Foundation.


•Called to the British Columbia Bar (2005)

Recent News

Herbst and Gruber at CLEBC's Commercial Arbitration 2017

24 April 2017

Hector MacKay-Dunn Presents Deal of the Year Award to Celator

19 April 2017

Farris Presenting Sponsor of 19th Annual LifeSciences BC Dinner

19 April 2017

Joseph Arvay, Q.C. Presents Paper at 14th National Symposium on Class Actions

18 April 2017

Joseph Arvay, Q.C. Speaks at Osgoode Hall's Constitutional Cases Conference

11 April 2017

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Labour & Employment
  • Advocacy and Litigation
  • Media, Internet, Privacy, and FOI

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
604 661 1727  Phone
604 661 9349  Fax
University Attended:
University of British Columbia, B.A., 2001
Law School Attended:
Queen's University, LL.B., 2004
Year of First admission:
2005, British Columbia

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