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

  • Insurance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
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

•Law Society of Saskatchewan
•Bencher, 2010-2015
•President, 2013
•Past-President, 2014
•Canadian Bar Association
•CBA National Insurance Law Section Executive Member, 2007-2010
•Saskatoon Bar Association
•President 2008-2009
•Past-President 2009-2010
•Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2007-present


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

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

Outside Directorships

•CAA Saskatchewan, Director, 2009-present
•First Vice-Chair, 2013-2015

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#43 in weekly profile views out of 706 lawyers in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
#112,851 in weekly profile views out of 1,740,929 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Heather J. Laing, Q.C.

500-616 Main Street
SaskatoonSK S7H 0J6


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