Laura Inglis supports clients navigating labour and employment disputes, providing strategic advice on all aspects of the employment relationship. She also assists employers with health-related employment law issues and regularly represents physicians and surgeons in administrative, litigation and professional discipline matters.
As a leading lawyer in her field, Laura has most recently been recognized by Best Lawyers for her work in labour and employment law. Consistently bringing her expertise to the forefront of conflict resolution, she has also been repeatedly recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the areas of medical negligence and professional liability.
What Clients Say
"Laura Inglis is kind and understanding, but also efficient and supportive. She is highly responsive, provides concrete examples of similar situations, and has a thorough understanding of regulatory bodies and their expectations and processes."
Labour and Employment
From inception to termination, Laura guides employers through all aspects of the employment relationship. Working with clients from a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, energy, education and IT, she is a creative thinker who generates tailored and effective sector-specific legal solutions.
With the goal of helping clients manage and mitigate risk, Laura regularly advises on workplace policies and protocols, contracts, privacy, harassment and workplace violence, human rights, and workers' compensation issues. Employers and managers turn to her for strategic counsel on investigating workplace issues, including harassment and violence complaints. Laura has also conducted external investigations for employers who are faced with workplace complaints. Leveraging her robust understanding of how an employer’s needs change throughout the business life cycle, she advises on labour and employment issues that arise during commercial mergers and acquisitions.
Laura has represented both federally and provincially regulated employers before various courts and tribunals. She assists clients with complaints made to various entities including the Alberta Human Rights Commission, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, the Employment Standards Board, and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission. Her comprehensive court experience speaks volumes about her sharp defence skills and reputation as a steadfast advocate for her clients.
Laura has extensive experience representing physicians and surgeons in regulatory and litigation matters, including malpractice actions, professional discipline, privileging and privacy issues. Recognized as a leading medical negligence and professional liability lawyer, she represents defendants and is a trusted advisor to healthcare professionals requiring assistance to resolve health-related legal disputes.
Speaking Engagements and Volunteer Organizations
In addition to maintaining a busy litigation practice, Laura is also a sought-after speaker and writer. She is regarded as a thought-leader in the Canadian legal and business community, frequently presenting on a range of topics including employment law, health law and governance issues. Most recently, she co-authored the Canada chapter in Global Investigations Review’s Practitioners Guide to Global Investigations, discussing the nuances that arise in cross-border investigations.
Laura is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society, an organization that is dedicated to promoting arts and culture in Alberta.