Heather Laing'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.
Heather is currently a member of McDougall Gauley's Executive Committee.
Awards & Recognition
•Best Lawyers, Insurance Law, 2015-present
Lectures & Presentations
“The Role of the Law Society in the Retention of Women in Private Practice”, FWI-CWI Women in Law Conference, Saskatoon, Keynote Speaker, November 2012
“Chambers Advocacy-Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Chambers Advocacy”, Saskatchewan Law Society's Continuing Professional Development, Saskatoon & Regina, 2012
Conflicts and Ethics, CBA SK Mid-Winter Meeting, Co-Presenter, 2011
“For the Defence” Canadian Defence Lawyers, Co-Presenter on Self-Represented Litigants, 2011
Canadian Litigation Counsel, Western Conference, 2006, 2010
Loss Control Seminar, Aon, 2006
Loss Prevention Seminar, Insurance Brokers of Saskatchewan, 2005, 2006
Insurers Must Defend Work Claims, Saskatchewan Appeal Court Rules, Insurance West Magazine, 2005
Conducting a Civil Jury Trial, CBA Bar Notes, 2006
•CAA Saskatchewan, Director, 2009-present
•First Vice-Chair, 2013-2015