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Energy, Environmental & Regulatory
Labour & Employment
LAW SCHOOL: University of Alberta
BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (2019)
Eric’s primary areas of focus are commercial litigation, professional liability and environmental regulatory work. He has experience assisting clients with a variety of civil litigation matters, including contractual disputes, personal injury claims and professional disciplinary hearings.
Eric is also involved with the firm’s Labour and Employment group, and has assisted with wrongful dismissal claims, intellectual property disputes and human rights complaints. He has represented clients in appearances before Alberta’s Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench, and has participated in various forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Outside of work, Eric enjoys playing soccer and spending time in Canmore.
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This litigation matter concerned an Application by an auction company in southern Alberta for unpaid expenses and lost profits. The company had undertaken a number of steps to appraise and auction the assets of a bankrupt debtor, only to have the debtor redeem its defaulted loan just days before the auction was scheduled to take place. The Court allowed the company’s claim for unpaid expenses and the services provided, based in part on the common law doctrine of quantum meruit.
This professional liability matter concerned disciplinary charges brought against a veterinarian by the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA). The allegations of unprofessional conduct arose from a series of criminal charges laid against the veterinarian in British Columbia and Alberta. The matter proceeded to a disciplinary hearing before the ABVMA.
This hearing involved allegations of professional misconduct including the inappropriate use of ultrasound, massage therapy and targeted heat treatment, as well as a variety of other professional boundary violations. The disciplinary tribunal accepted the parties’ agreed statement of facts and joint submission on sanction.