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 Craig Dennis, Q.C. lead successful defences for separate defendants in Oak Bay Beach Hotel case
On August 2 the B.C. Supreme Court issued combined reasons for judgment in two proceedings brought by common plaintiffs and heard at trial together over a period of eight... Read more
In Forjay Management Ltd. v. 0981478 B.C. Ltd., 2018 BCSC 527, Robert Cooper, Q.C. and Eric Aitken, acting alongside Nicholas Hooge at Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP, were successful... Read more