Farris LLP: Vancouver's Law Firm

Alison Cowan, B.A., LL.B.

Mgr, Student & Associate Programs

Telephone: 604 661 1725

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: acowan@farris.com

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Alison joined Farris in 2012 as the Manager, Student and Associate Programs to support the firm’s student and associate recruitment and professional development programs.  She obtained her B.A. from UBC in 2003 and her LL.B. from the University of Victoria in 2006.

Prior to joining Farris, Alison practiced corporate/commercial law and estate planning in Victoria and worked as the director of the Law Careers Office at UVic Faculty of Law, where she was responsible for overseeing the Faculty’s career education programming. She is a member of the National Association for Law Professionals (NALP) and the past Chair of the Canadian Working Group on Diversity.  Alison was the recipient of a 2013 NALP Service Excellence Award for her work on the Canadian Diversity Committee.


  • University of Victoria (LL.B., 2006)
  • University of British Columbia (B.A., 2003)

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar (2007)