A Fresh Approach to General Law

Doug Cowan Barristers & Solicitors established in 2015 is a general practice law firm based in Kingsland, Auckland servicing clients all across New Zealand. Our goal is to give you the fastest, most cost effective and most advantageous outcome. We offer advice and guidance over multiple practice areas on a multitude of legal issues.

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Property law is the backbone of what we do at Doug Cowan Barristers & Solicitors. With a team of experienced solicitors and legal executives we can navigate you through the transaction


Wills & Estate Planning

Doug Cowan Barristers & Solicitors acknowledge and know too well that life is full of surprises. You want to make sure the right things go to the right people and those you love are well catered for.



Family law covers a whole range of different agreements that can be reached, disputes and claims.

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Our experience in employment law provides current and relevant advice to all our clients with their specific employment issues.

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Private Disputes

The law enshrines our rights and obligations but it’s complex and can be open to interpretation. That’s why you need specialists to provide advice to avoid future problems.



Commercial dealings do not necessarily need to be complex and difficult to understand. We offer individually tailored solutions in New Zealand’s small, but well-developed, commercial market.



As New Zealand continues to attract skilled migrants, students and investors. We have a strong record of success in sorting out situations that may at first seem impossible.

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Construction &
Building Law

Construction law builds upon general legal principles and methodologies. It incorporates the ever-moving regulatory framework, subcontract issues, causes of action, and liability; arising in contract, negligence and on other grounds.


Support to Barristers or Law Firms

Our litigators and dispute resolution experts are continuously engaged to act as instructing solicitors for members of the independent bar, either calling in the barrister to act for us for clients or to support barristers in their representation and hearing/trial preparation. If you are an individual barrister or a chambers requiring litigation support, please do not hesitate to contact us today.