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Laura Dickson

Associate

“Committed to excellence and driven to achieve an unrelenting success on behalf of our clients.”
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Bio

Laura earned her L.L.B in Scots Law from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 2007. After coming to Canada in 2008, she completed her NCA qualifications at the University of Toronto. During her time at the University of Toronto, she participated in the Borden Ladner Gervais Client Counseling Competition and the International Competition for Mediation Advocacy. She also volunteered with the Downtown Legal Services Clinic. Laura joined Hughes Amys LLP after being called to the Bar in June 2012.

Laura practices civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defence in the areas of personal injury, property damage, occupiers' liability, wrongful dismissal, and products liability.  She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Hamilton Law Association, the Hamilton Lawyers' Club, the Hamilton Medical-Legal Society, The Advocates' Society, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association. 

Laura is an active committee member of the Hamilton Lawyers Association New Lawyers Subcommittee. Laura is also the Volunteer Chair on the GenNext Brant Executive. GenNext works with the Brant United Way and its community partners to get people in their 20s and 30s engaged in our community through volunteering, giving and action.

Laura is married with one daughter.

Education

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in – June 2012
  • NCA Qualifications 2011/12
  • University of Glasgow, LLB Scots Law, 2007

Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Hamilton Lawyers Club
  • Hamilton Medico-Legal Society
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Advocate’s Society
  • Hamilton Law Association New Lawyers Subcommittee 2012-present and ongoing

Involvement

  • GenNext Brant – Volunteer Chair for 2014/15 (Membership/Volunteer Chair 2013/14)

Decisions

Dec
23
2015

Decision No. 361/14

2014 ONWSIAT 444

May
09
2013

Hasselsjo v. CBI Home Health Group

2013 ONSC 2684

Application - successful defence of an application for leave to appeal an Order awarding costs

Publications of Note

  • 2016 Hamilton Law Association: New Lawyers Subcommittee Update

Presentations of Note

  • 2016 Hamilton Law Association Professionalism Session: "The Client Meeting"
  • 2016 Hamilton Law Association Advocacy Program
  • 2015 Hamilton Law Association: "Top 10 Accident Benefit Cases in 2015"
  • 2015 Hamilton Law Association: "Practical Tips for the Courtroom"
  • 2015 Hamilton Law Association Advocacy Program
  • 2014 Hamilton Law Association: "Practical Tips for the Courtroom"
  • 2014 Hamilton Law Association Advocacy Program
  • 2013 Hamilton Law Association: "Practical Tips for the Courtroom"
  • Canadian Lawyer - Top 10 Boutique 2017-18
  • The ARC Group
  • Best Lawyers 2017
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016

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