Eric Aitken is a senior associate at the firm with a focus on commercial litigation.
He acts regularly as counsel in complex corporate-commercial matters, including contractual claims, shareholder actions, fraud claims and professional negligence cases. Eric also acts for clients in administrative and regulatory matters and has acted in proceedings before the Securities Commission, Health Professions Review Board, and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists. Eric has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia and has acted for clients in both domestic and international arbitrations.
Before joining McEwan Partners in 2017, Eric practiced at an international law firm in Vancouver and clerked for six justices of the British Columbia Supreme Court. Eric obtained his juris doctor from the University of Victoria and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2015.
Eric is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Vancouver Bar Association.
- Ones to Watch 2022 (Corporate and Commercial Litigation), Best Lawyers in Canada™
- Mentioned in “People on the Move”, Business in Vancouver, April 2016
- BA, University of Victoria (2011)
- JD, University of Victoria (2014)
- British Columbia (2015)
Ones to Watch awards recognize lawyers who are early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Best Lawyers® has become regarded as a useful guide to... Read more
Ken McEwan, Q.C. and Erik Aitken Successful After Trial in Enforcing $3 million Memorandum of Understanding
Ken McEwan, Q.C. and Eric Aitken successfully represented the plaintiff in an 18-day trial in the British Columbia Supreme Court for specific enforcement of an agreement for the sale... Read more