Erica Toews

Associate Counsel| Erica Toews has advised individual and corporate clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters. These include partnership and shareholder disputes, alleged breaches of commercial contracts, real property disputes and defamation. She has advised clients in matters before all levels of Court in British Columbia as well as Ontario. She also has experience in the field of commercial arbitration.

She previously practiced at Adair Morse LLP (Toronto), Bull Housser & Tupper LLP, and the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia.

At Hakemi & Ridgedale LLP, she focuses her practice on providing legal research and writing support.  In addition to her role at our firm, she carries on a research practice through Erica Toews Legal Research.


  • University of Toronto, JD
  • Queen’s University, BA, Political Studies


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association