Eyford Partners’ experienced litigation counsel has the in-depth knowledge and legal acumen to service clients in the aviation industry with the highest quality legal services.

We work closely with a wide spectrum of clients, including insurers, maintenance facilities, airlines, air operators, and airport ground handlers. We have provided strategic advice in cases ranging from air crash collisions, cargo, passenger, personal injury, and property damage claims. We have extensive to deal with aviation litigation including, product liability, pilot culpability, contractual disputes and providing insurance coverage advice.

Our focus is on securing a timely, favourable resolution for our clients through skillful negotiation, mediation or arbitration. Should it come to a trial, our litigators have extensive trial and appellate experience and skills to advocate for clients’ interests at every level of tribunal or court. By retaining appropriate experts such as engineers, aviation consultants and human factors experts we strengthen the client’s position with appropriate selection and management of expert witnesses.

Our aviation practice leader, Bob Shaw, a partner in the firm’s Kelowna office, is a former commercial licensed pilot and an active member of the US-based Lawyers and Pilots Bar Association.

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    Stacey Whiteside

    Paralegal | West Kelowna

    Legal Assistant | West Kelowna

    | West Kelowna

    TEL 778 754 0285
    FAX 778 754 0287


    Stacey Whiteside is a paralegal in the firm’s Kelowna office. Stacey graduated from McMaster University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Humanities degree in History. She then obtained her Paralegal Diploma from Capilano University in 1998. Stacey has worked extensively in the area of personal injury litigation for both plaintiff and defence firms in the Okanagan. Stacey joined the firm in 2013.