AARON PETERKIN associate

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Aaron was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2004 and Alberta in 2010. He practices in Brownlee LLP’s insurance defence litigation group, providing advice to primary and excess insurers in connection with coverage matters and disputes arising under commercial general liability, professional liability, errors and omissions, business interruption, and property and casualty insurance policies. Aaron’s practice also includes the defence coverage actions, priority disputes among insurers, complex and catastrophic personal injury claims, dependents’ claims, and the defence of medical professionals.

 

Aaron is a thorough and aggressive advocate for his clients’ interests. He has conducted trials before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice. Aaron has also conducted applications, motions and appeals in courts throughout Alberta, Ontario and Manitoba, which includes:

  • The Ontario Court of Appeal (Toronto);
  • The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Toronto, Hamilton, Brampton, Barrie, Newmarket, Whitby, North Bay, Sudbury, Guelph, Kitchener, Owen Sound);
  • The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (Edmonton, Calgary, St. Paul, Leduc);
  • The Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench (Winnipeg);
  • The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s Licence Appeal Tribunal.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

Aaron has appeared as counsel in the following reported decisions:

  • Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Co., 2016 MBQB 185
  • Bansal v. Ferrara Pan Candy Co., 2014 ABQB 384
  • Steinke v. Hajduk Gibbs LLP, 2014 ABQB 34
  • (A.B.) v. G. (M.), 2013 ABQB 461
  • Dobert v. McCulloch, (2009), 179 A.C.W.S. (3d) 669
  • Dobert v. McCulloch, 2008 ONCJ 673
  • Longyear Canada, ULC v. 897173 Ontario Inc., [2008] O.J. No. 374
  • Longyear Canada, ULC v. 897173 Ontario Inc., [2007] O.J. No. 4834
  • 1146726 Ontario Inc. v. National Trust Co., [2005] O.J. No. 1487 (CA)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Law Society of Upper Canada (2004)
  • Law Society of Alberta (2010)
  • Canadian Bar Association

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