Eric C. Nanayakkara

Eric C. Nanayakkara

Eric C. Nanayakkara

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate/Commercial Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
Credentials
  • Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation (Certified Mediator)
    Harvard University (2017)
  • Call to the Bar
    Law Society of Ontario (2008)
  • National Accreditation Committee Certificate Qualification
    Federation of Law Societies of Canada (2006-2007)
  • National Accreditation Committee Certificate of Qualification
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (2005-2007)
  • Masters of Law Studies, Advanced Commercial Negotiations
    Bond University (2003-2005)
  • Juris Doctor, Postgraduate Degree in Law
    Bond University (2003-2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts, History
    University of Western Ontario (1999-2003)
  • Human Resources Management Certificate
    Fanshawe College (2000-2001)
Current Leadership Positions
  • Managing Partner, Regency Law Group
  • Board of the Trustees, Hamilton Law Association
  • Board of Trustees, Hillfield Strathallan College
  • Board of Directors, Hamilton Lawyers’ Club
  • Board of Directors, The Hamilton Club
  • Chairman, 150th Anniversary Sub-Committee, The Hamilton Club
  • Council Member, Ontario Bar Association Governing Council
  • Vice Chairman, Hamilton Law Association Professional Development Committee
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association Policy and Public Affairs Committee
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association Professional Development Committee
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association Audit Committee
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association Nomination Committee
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association Awards Committee
Past Leadership Positions
  • Regional Director (2014-2016) (2017–2019)
    Ontario Bar Association
  • Governance Committee Member (2014–2017)
    Ontario Bar Association
  • Nomination Committee Member (2012–Present)
    Ontario Bar Association
  • Executive Member (2011–2012)
    Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation Executive
  • Director (2012–2014)
    Supercrawl
  • Director (2012–2014)
    Theatre Aquarius
  • National Council Voting Member (2016–2018)
    Canadian Bar Association
  • President (2012-2014)
  • Board of Directors (2008-2014)
    Wellwood
  • President (2008-2010)
  • Board of Directors (2007-2010)
    The Hamilton Arts Council
  • Founding Chairman (2007-2010)
    CLIC Art Gallery of Hamilton
Contact Information

Phone: 905-383-0500 extension 800
Email: enanayakkara@regencylawgroup.ca

More About Eric


Eric is the Managing Partner of Regency Law Group and works closely with all of the firm’s practice groups. This access to specialized knowledge, coupled with Eric’s many years of litigation experience, provides the firm’s clients with a unique competitive advantage.

To say that Eric enjoys strategic thought and zealous advocacy is an understatement. He is a diehard litigator who prides himself on being inquisitive, thorough and results focused. Choose Eric if your litigation matter is complex, combative or requires a fearless warrior who will negotiate a fair resolution or stay on the battlefield until your victory is declared.

He strongly believes that excellence in advocacy is born in a passion for the client and their cause. For this reason, his litigation practice is selective, bespoke in nature and entirely focused on the clients’ experience and results.

In addition to Eric’s litigation practice he serves as General Counsel to a number of local and international corporations. He also provides frequent advice and negotiation services to entrepreneurs, start-up companies, media personalities and high net-worth individuals.