Jeff Aitkens

Litigation Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2013

Education

  • J.D., University of Windsor (2012)
  • MPA, Dalhousie University (2007)
  • B.A. (Honours), Cape Breton University (2006)
  • B.B.A., Cape Breton University (2006)

Professional Accreditations and Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association

About Lawyer

Jeff Aitkens is Litigation Counsel at the Toronto Office having joined Aviva Trial Lawyers in 2022. His area of practice is insurance defence tort litigation. Jeff, who is originally from Nova Scotia, obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), majoring in Political Science and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Cape Breton University in 2006. Jeff further went on to obtain a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) at Dalhousie University (2007), then obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor (2012). Jeff was called to the bar in 2013 and has represented clients before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Divisional Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, and various administrative tribunals including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and Ontario Land Tribunal.

Notable Cases

  • Konesavarathan v. City of Guelph et al, 2018 ONSC 2146
  • Tyszka v. Guelph (City), 2019 HRTO 401 (CanLII)

Personal Interests

Jeff enjoys movies, cooking and sports.