Our Legal Team

Shelagh McGregor

Partner

I have been at Weir Bowen since the start of my legal career in 2009, and I’ve had the good fortune to work with pioneers in the medical malpractice area, and fantastic lawyers in many other areas of law. When you hire me, you get the benefit of not just my experience, but also the experience of our team.

I am proud that I have the ability and privilege to be able to work for people who have unfortunately been injured through the negligence of somebody else. Most of my clients have been injured through the fault of a doctor or a nurse, but I also work for people who have been injured through the fault of a driver or property owner.

Most of my clients have never been involved in a lawsuit in their lives. Making the decision to sue somebody is not easy, but I feel quite lucky to assist people in making that decision and guiding them through litigation, if that is what they choose to do.

If you are a lawyer, please never hesitate to contact me with any questions you have about the medical malpractice area, or to send a potential client my way for advice.

I feel that it is important that every person who is wondering about pursuing a medical malpractice claim receives that advice from a lawyer who practices in the area, even if it may well be that I do not recommend proceeding with a lawsuit.

While this area of law can be sad at times, my young children keep me busy and help me keep a balanced perspective. I’m not sure if they keep me young or make me feel old! Perhaps both!

When I am not spending time with my family or practicing law, I spend time in the community volunteering for the boards of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and iHuman Youth Society.

I am proud to say that I am a founding organizing committee member of the Women’s Legal Forum with the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, which is an initiative for women to support other women in the practice of law, while fundraising for a worthy charity.

I also have taught other lawyers and medical professionals on various legal topics.

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Bar Admission

Law Society of Alberta – 2010


Professional
Associations

Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association - First Vice President
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association – President’s Award (2015)
Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association – Vice-President, Seminars North (2011-present)
Canadian Bar Association – Civil Litigation and Health Law Subsections
Edmonton Bar Association