James Cowan

Associate, Ōtepoti | Dunedin

B.A, LL.B, University of Otago


d: +64 3 471 5415

m: +64 27 406 9130

e: james.cowan@al.nz

James is an Associate in Anderson Lloyd’s Litigation team. He specialises in employment law as well as health and safety and general civil litigation.

Prior to joining Anderson Lloyd James spent six years working in Auckland, first for a large commercial law firm and then in a specialist forensic and employee investigations role in the professional services industry.

He advises on all aspects of employment law and dispute resolution. James has particular specialist expertise in employee investigations involving fraud, conflicts of interest, bullying, corruption, or other serious misconduct across all industries. He is available to conduct and advise on employee investigations. James also advises on privacy, information disclosure, and whistleblowing laws.

James studied at the University of Otago completing a Bachelor of Laws in 2011 and Bachelor of Arts (Majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics) in 2012. He was admitted to the bar in 2013.