Eric Aitken is a partner 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.
The Legal 500 Series
- 2022 – Rising Stars in B.C., Dispute Resolution, The Legal 500 Series
Best Lawyers in Canada™ recognized since 2022
- 2022 – Ones to Watch (Corporate and Commercial Litigation), Best Lawyers in Canada™
- BA, University of Victoria (2011)
- JD, University of Victoria (2014)
- British Columbia (2015)
McEwan Partners is proud to be recognized by The Legal 500 Canada 2023 edition in the following categories: Dispute Resolution in British Columbia: (Tier 2) McEwan Partners Leading Individuals... Read more
McEwan Partners is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, Eric Aitken has been recognized as One to Watch (2023) by The Best Lawyers in... Read more