Heidi Walsh Sampson, LLM, CIC.C

Legal Assistant: Nicole Doutre

Heidi Walsh Sampson is a corporate lawyer, certified as In-House Counsel through the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association. She’s known for creative solutions to challenging legal problems.

Heidi is an energetic volunteer, lending her time to the national governance committee for the Women's Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) and sits on the board for the Be the Peace Institute. She is also involved with the Canadian Bar Association and chairs the Nova Scotia Municipal Law Section.

Qualifications
  • CCCA Certified Inhouse Counsel (Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto, 2016)
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2009
  • Bar Admission: Alberta (LSA 2000)
  • Bar Admission: British Columbia (LSBC 2000)
  • Masters of Law (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2008)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Calgary, 1999)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma, Social Policy Issues ( Simon Fraser University, 1995)
  • B.A. (Dalhousie University, 1991)
  • Corporate legal counsel to various clients on a full range of legal and business issues, including governance, securities law matters, acquisitions and sales, corporate reorganizations and incorporations
  • Inhouse/Legal Counsel/Privacy Officer for the Municipality of the County of Kings
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Corporate Counsel Association 
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of British Columbia 
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities  
  • National governance committee for the Women`s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) 
  • Board member, Be the Peace Institute
  • Part-time Faculty, Saint Mary’s University, 2009-present; lectures to business students in the Commerce Program and the MBA program on the fundamentals of Canadian law and legal system, contract law, administrative law and regulation, general commercial law and related business issues 
  • Guest Lecturer, Corporate Law and Governance, Saint Mary’s University Executive MBA Program 
  • Business Law Subject Matter Expert, 6th edition of Canadian Business and the Law, Duplessis et al
  • Business Law Subject Matter Expert, nSight Inc., interactive website and teaching tools for Pearson Canada in connection with new edition of a preeminent Canadian business law and administration text.
Qualifications
  • CCCA Certified Inhouse Counsel (Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto, 2016)
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2009
  • Bar Admission: Alberta (LSA 2000)
  • Bar Admission: British Columbia (LSBC 2000)
  • Masters of Law (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2008)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Calgary, 1999)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma, Social Policy Issues ( Simon Fraser University, 1995)
  • B.A. (Dalhousie University, 1991)
Experience
  • Corporate legal counsel to various clients on a full range of legal and business issues, including governance, securities law matters, acquisitions and sales, corporate reorganizations and incorporations
  • Inhouse/Legal Counsel/Privacy Officer for the Municipality of the County of Kings
Activities & Affiliations

Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Nova Scotia Barristers` Society 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Corporate Counsel Association 
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of British Columbia 
Personal, Community and Volunteer Activities  
  • National governance committee for the Women`s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) 
  • Board member, Be the Peace Institute
Publications & Presentations
  • Part-time Faculty, Saint Mary’s University, 2009-present; lectures to business students in the Commerce Program and the MBA program on the fundamentals of Canadian law and legal system, contract law, administrative law and regulation, general commercial law and related business issues 
  • Guest Lecturer, Corporate Law and Governance, Saint Mary’s University Executive MBA Program 
  • Business Law Subject Matter Expert, 6th edition of Canadian Business and the Law, Duplessis et al
  • Business Law Subject Matter Expert, nSight Inc., interactive website and teaching tools for Pearson Canada in connection with new edition of a preeminent Canadian business law and administration text.