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.
Eric recently spoke at the CAGP Conference in Halifax on April 23 on Enforcing Charitable Gifts. To see Eric's presentation, download the file Presentation: Enforcing Charitable Gifts - Eric Hoffstein - CAGP National Conference.