Heidi Besuijen


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2005 – B.A., Mount Allison University (Honours First Class)
2014 – J.D., University of Alberta (with Distinction)
2015 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar
2021 – Admitted to the Northwest Territories Bar

Practice Areas

Administrative Law, Condominium Real Estate, Construction Law, Health Law, Litigation, Wills, Estates & Trusts, Professional Regulatory


Prior to attending law school, Heidi spent five years working for a large residential landlord as a Buyer and Expeditor. She volunteered for Student Legal Services throughout law school and worked as both a Civil and Family Day Leader and Civil Project Coordinator, gaining experience representing others in Provincial Court and various tribunals. She also worked as a research assistant to a leading academic in the area of Aboriginal Law. Heidi clerked at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Edmonton before joining RMRF to finish her articling.

Heidi carries on a general civil litigation practice with a particular interest in administrative, estate, construction, and condominium law. She has appeared before various boards and tribunals and has successfully represented clients at all levels of Court in Alberta as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Associations & Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Condominium Institute

Awards & Achievements

  • Recognized as “The Best Lawyers™: Ones to Watch“ in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law (2022)

Educational Leadership

  • Instructor – Professional Responsibility – University of Alberta Faculty of Law
  • Past Instructor – Administrative Law – MacEwan University
  • Past Lecturer – Legal Education Society of Alberta
  • Regular speaker for numerous industry groups

Publications & Articles

Heidi is a regular contributor to the Alberta Residential Landlord Association “Rental Gazette” and has co-authored numerous articles in the Annual RMRF By-Law Publication.

Community Involvement

  • Board President, WIN House
  • Committee Member (Content and Programming Sub-Committee), 2020 National Pro Bono Conference
  • Former Board Member, Student Legal Services
  • Volunteer, Edmonton Community Legal Centre
  • Past Volunteer, Civil Claims Duty Counsel