Heather J. Laing, Q.C.: Lawyer with McDougall Gauley LLP

Heather J. Laing, Q.C.

Saskatoon,  SK  Canada
Phone(306) 665-5442

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Law
University University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Arts, 1990; Introductory Mediation Training, 1998
Law SchoolUniversity of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Laws, 1993
Admitted1994, Manitoba; 1995, Saskatchewan

Memberships & Associations
•Past-President, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 2014; President, 2013
•Bencher, Law Society of Saskatchewan, 2010-2015
•First Vice Chair, Board of Directors for CAA Saskatchewan
•CBA National Insurance Law Section Executive Member, 2007-2010
•CBA Representative - Court of Appeal Judicial Council, 2005-2009
•Co-chair of 2009 CBA Saskatchewan Branch Mid-Winter Meeting
•Past-President, Saskatoon Bar Association, 2009-2010
•Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2007-present


Heather's litigation practice focuses primarily on insurance defence work and civil litigation, including matters involving personal injury, automobile accidents and benefits, contract disputes, construction liability, fire losses and insurance coverage disputes. She has appeared before all levels of court in Saskatchewan at the trial and appellate levels.

•Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2012
•Partner, 2006

Seminars & Presentations
•Keynote Speaker, FWI-CWI Women in Law Conference: The Role of the Law Society in the Retention of Women in Private Practice, Saskatoon, November 2012
•SK Law Society's Continuing Professional Development: Chambers Advocacy - Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Chambers Advocacy, Saskatoon & Regina, November 2012
•Insurance Brokers of Saskatchewan, Loss Prevention Seminar 2005 & 2006
•Aon, Loss Control Seminar, April 2006
•Canadian Litigation Counsel, Western Conference, November 2006 & October 2010
•CBA SK Mid-Winter Meeting - Co-Presenter on Conflicts and Ethics, 2011
•Canadian Defence Lawyers, : For the Defence - Co-Presenter on Self-Represented Litigants, 2011

•Insurers Must Defend Work Claims, Saskatchewan Appeal Court Rules InsuranceWest Magazine, November 2005
•Conducting a Civil Jury Trial, CBA Bar Notes, Fall 2006

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#34 in weekly profile views out of 706 lawyers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
#104,626 in weekly profile views out of 1,711,087 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Heather J. Laing, Q.C.

500-616 Main Street
SaskatoonSK S7H 0J6


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