Heather is a member of Boughton Law’s Litigation Group, practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, securities risk management and compliance, civil litigation and estate litigation.
Heather advises private and corporate clients on a broad range of commercial litigation matters.
She also advises self-regulatory organizations in disciplinary and compliance matters.
With over 20 years of experience, Heather provides litigation support and advice to both private and public companies, financial services groups, investment dealers and advisors in civil, regulatory and compliance matters. She has appeared as counsel before regulatory organizations in the securities field including the British Columbia Securities Commission, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association.
As part of Heather’s civil litigation practice she has represented beneficiaries, executors (including corporate trustees) in all manner of disputes arising out of estates. This includes contested wills, the interpretation of wills, Wills Variation Act claims, challenges to prior property transfers and matters involving estate administration and trustee accounting.
Heather has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Regular speaker and lecturer on regulatory and compliance issues relevant to the securities and brokerage industry