Senior Associate Solicitor
Jennifer joined Latta & Co in November 2013 bringing a wealth of experience of asylum, immigration and human rights law. Her main areas of expertise are judicial review, Refugee convention/human rights law and appeals to superior courts.
Jennifer has a keen interest in public and administrative law, particularly judicial review matters. She is experienced in Judicial Review cases instructing Counsel challenging decisions of public bodies at the Court of Session at both Outer and Inner House level. She has been the principle instructing agent in a number of lead cases in this field. Jennifer also has a wealth of experience in asylum law and has familiarity in dealing with disputed age and nationality cases, along with deportation appeals. She appears regularly at the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal, both first and upper tiers, representing clients with their asylum and immigration matters.
Jennifer is now a management associate within the firm and, in addition to her day-to-day caseload, manages a small team of our solicitors. She is a member of the Scottish Immigration Law Practitioners Association. She is also a contributor to the SCOLAG journal writing an Immigration law update on a quarterly basis. She is also a Notary Public.
Jennifer Cowan graduated from Strathclyde University in 2007 with an Upper Second Class Honours Degree in Scots Law. She completed her Diploma in legal Practice at the Glasgow Graduate School of Law in 2008. She completed her legal traineeship in 2011.
In her spare time Jennifer enjoys painting, photography, music, watching rugby and socialising with friends and family.
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