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145 King Street West, Suite 2200 | Toronto, Ontario | M5H 4G2 | 416 362 3711

Eric N. Hoffstein


p: (416) 369-4321
f: (416) 864-9223

Client Services

Core Specialties

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Charity / Not-for-Profit Law
  • Commercial Leasing Disputes
  • Construction 
  • Corporate and Commercial Disputes
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Guardianships
  • Professional Negligence
  • Ratifications
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Will Challenges
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Eric practices corporate and commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a special focus on trust, estate, and charity/not-for-profit law, and construction and real property disputes. Eric has appeared as counsel at all levels of Ontario courts and at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Eric's experience in construction, real property and commercial leasing disputes includes construction lien and trust claims, professional negligence, product liability, mining, land rights, boundary, and mortgage enforcement proceedings.

As a corporate/commercial litigator, Eric has helped clients with fraud investigation and recovery, shareholder disputes, oppression remedies, debt collection, foreign judgment enforcement, and risk management advice for private companies.

Eric appears regularly before the Toronto Estates List. His broad experience in trust and estate disputes includes passing of accounts, will challenges, guardianships, dependant relief applications, interpretations, variations, rectifications, and related proceedings.


Industry Expertise

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) – Canada, Member; Editorial Board, member
  • Estate Planning Council of Toronto
  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners
  • The Advocates’ Society, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), Member
  • Ontario Bar Association Trusts & Estates Law Section, Member
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • International Bar Association, Member
  • Worldwide Airports Lawyers Association, Member
  • Canadian Owners and Pilots Association, Member

Boards and Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association Trusts & Estates Law Section, ​former member of Executive Committee

Eric N. Hoffstein


T: (416) 369-4321
F: (416) 864-9223
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  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2001
  • University of Windsor – LLB, 1999
  • McGill University – Bachelor of Science, 1996

Special Designations

  • Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)

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Robin Crossman
p: (416) 362-3711 x 239


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