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Heather Heavin Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

Research Area(s)

  • Business organizations and corporate law
  • Commercial law (domestic and international)
  • Contract law
  • Dispute resolution
  • Environmental, natural resources and resource development, and agricultural law
  • International trade and investment law

Professional Education

  • LLM (Harvard)
  • LLB (Saskatchewan)
  • BSc (Saskatchewan)


Heather Heavin is the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies at the College of Law. She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in 1992 and Bachelor of Laws (Magna cum laude) in 1996. After clerking to Chief Justice Bayda of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, she practiced with the firm of MacPherson Leslie and Tyerman in their Regina office. She completed her Masters of Law at Harvard in 2003 and has been on faculty at the University of Saskatchewan since that time. Heather is an award-winning teacher and is engaged in teaching and researching in the areas of international trade law, business law and dispute resolution, contract law and oil and gas law.