Petros Yannakis

Strategy Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2008


  • Bachelor of Laws, Queen's University (2007)
  • Bachelor of Sciences, Honours, University of Toronto (2004)

About Lawyer

Petros is a lawyer at the Markham office. He joined Aviva Trial Lawyers in 2013. Prior to this he worked at another in-house insurance defence firm. He practices in both the tort litigation and accident benefits departments at the firm. He specializes in bodily injury, property damage and accident benefits cases. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and has conducted numerous arbitrations before the financial services commission of Ontario.

Notable Cases

  • Ramakrishnan v. Primmum Insurance Co., [2009] O.F.S.C.D. No. 148 (FSCO)
  • Cheema v. TD General Insurance, [2012] O.F.S.C.D. No. 96 (FSCO)
  • Piscoppo-Perotta v. TD General Insurance Co., [2012] O.F.S.C.D. No. 120 (FSCO)
  • Moore v. Lee, [2015] O.J. No. 1616 (Sm.Cl.Ct.)
  • Keyhani v. Downsview Chrysler, [2016] O.J. No. 20 (Sm.Cl.Ct.)
  • Tran v. Aviva Canada Inc., [2016] O.J. No. 347 (Div. Ct.)
  • Martinez v. Aviva Canada Inc., [2017] O.F.S.C.D. No. 33 (FSCO)
  • Carletti v. Aviva General Insurance Co., [2018] O.F.S.C.D. No. 11 (FSCO)
  • Youssef-Shebo v. Aviva Canada Inc., [2018] O.F.S.C.D. No. 8 (FSCO)
  • 17-005692 v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2018 CanLII 83499 (ON LAT)
  • Decision No. 1999/18, 2018 ONWSIAT 2376 (CanLII)
  • Zheng v. Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada, 2018 ONSC 5707 (Div.Ct.)

Personal Interests

In his spare time Petros enjoys spending time with his family, practicing charcuterie and fishing.