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Eric Leinveer

Eric Leinveer
Eric Leinveer How to pronounce this name. (he, him, his) Associate | Toronto
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Recent matters in which Eric has been involved include:

Class Action Defence

  • Representing a financial services company in a class action seeking recovery of funds invested in a third-party's fraudulent scheme

  • Representing a technology company in a worker misclassification class action

  • Representing a bank in a class action relating to charging NSF fees

  • Representing a multinational hotel franchise in a class action involving allegations of deceptive practices

Insurance and Reinsurance

  • Representing an insured to obtain a C$362-million award in a five-week private arbitration against its insurer pursuant to a political risk insurance policy

  • Representing an insurance company in a class action brought on behalf of policyholders alleging improper management of a synthetic index tracking fund

  • Representing an insurance company in an arbitration with its reinsurer regarding the scope of its recapture right under a YRT reinsurance agreement

Commercial Cases

  • Representing a property management company in a dispute regarding the interpretation of closing conditions in an agreement of purchase and sale

  • Representing an international racing company in a contract dispute with its Canadian franchisee

  • Representing a fleet management company in a share loan action

  • Representing banks and other financial institutions in a range of commercial disputes

  • Representing various entities in urgent injunction proceedings

Awards & Recognition

Eric is recognized in the following publication:

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2024 (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)

Professional Activities

Eric is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Advocates' Society.

Eric coordinates the Litigation group's volunteer participation on the Pro Bono Ontario Free Legal Advice Hotline, and provides pro bono legal advice to a variety of public interest clients.


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2016
JD, University of Toronto – 2014
MA, University of Toronto – 2014
BA, McGill University – 2010

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