Eric Aitken is an associate at the firm with a focus on commercial litigation.
He acts regularly as junior counsel in complex corporate-commercial matters, including contractual claims, shareholder actions, and priority disputes. Eric also assists clients in administrative and regulatory matters. 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, 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, the Vancouver Bar Association and Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP).
- Mentioned in “People on the Move”, Business in Vancouver, April 2016
- BA, University of Victoria (2011)
- JD, University of Victoria (2014)
- British Columbia (2015)
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
Craig Dennis, Q.C., Owen James and Eric Aitken succeeded for the plaintiff in obtaining a multi-million dollar damages award
The award related to a fraudulent investment scheme carried out by the defendants. The underlying litigation involved claims based in fraud, conversion and breach of trust. The award concluded... Read more