Eric is a senior litigation associate with a broad civil litigation practice. His work often has a multi-jurisdictional or international dimension. He has coordinated counsel teams and worked with clients and witnesses across Canada, the US and Europe. Eric has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the BC Supreme Court and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, as well as arbitrations and mediations. He has completed the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society Gold Standard Course in Commercial Arbitration. He has also made submissions to the Ontario Legislature regarding arbitration legislation and advised on anti-corruption matters.
In addition to his client work, Eric is a leader in the firm’s continuing education initiatives, including organizing client webinar series and seminars. He is the author of a book on professional negligence, a book chapter on dispute resolution in Canada and numerous articles. He has spoken at various conferences.
Reflecting the international dimension of his practice, before joining Osler, Eric worked at a major U.K. firm, during which time he was seconded to the Bank of England and the litigation and special investigations team of Barclays Bank plc. He also taught criminal law at Oxford University.