Leading Canadian
FRANCHISE & BUSINESS
LAW FIRM

Business Disputes

We represent parties in a broad range of business disputes and corporate/commercial litigation. The head of our firm, Ben Hanuka, is a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation and has represented a major Canadian bank on various fraud cases. Ben Hanuka brings considerable expertise in a broad range of business disputes, including debtor-creditor rights, class actions, lease agreements, professional negligence, trademark infringement, shareholder disputes, joint ventures, misrepresentations, injunctions, insolvencies and receiverships. We have extensive experience practicing on the Commercial List, Ontario’s specialized court for complex commercial dispute.

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Law Works PC is a business and franchise regional boutique with particular ‎expertise in (i) franchise law, (ii) international and ‎domestic business disputes and arbitration, and (iii) niche industries. ‎

Our firm was founded in 2012. For many years before that time, the firm’s principal, Ben Hanuka, an experienced commercial and franchise litigator, led a successful career in downtown Toronto, at a mid-sized firm, followed by a boutique litigation firm...

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Ben V. Hanuka

Successfully represented clients in leading franchise disclosure cases in Ontario... Read More

Judicial Remarks

How Ben Hanuka’s advocacy has been treated by judges in court... Read More

What is unique about Law Works P.C.?

Focus:

Law Works P.C. is one of Ontario’s select few regional boutiques focused on franchise and business disputes.

We advise parties at all levels of franchising, from large and sophisticated systems, all the way to small local business owners. We represent international and Canadian franchisors, master franchisees, multi-unit franchisees and local single unit franchisees.

Depth:

Law Works’ principal lawyer, Ben Hanuka, specializes in franchise litigation: pursuing, defending and resolving franchise disputes, on behalf of franchisors and franchisees.

Ben is one of only a handful Ontario litigators with a recognized franchise specialty practice that predates Ontario’s franchise legislation, enacted in 2000. His first reported franchise case was in 2003, among the earliest reported franchise disclosure decisions. In 2005, Ben launched the first Ontario franchise disclosure class action, which was extensively covered in the media.

To date, Ben has acted as counsel in some of the leading franchise court decisions which continue to influence the interpretation of aspects of franchise law by Ontario courts and lawyers.

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Law Works welcomes a new Articling Student

Law Works is pleased to welcome a new articling student to the firm. Evan Ivkovic Evan graduated with a J.D. Read More

Ben Hanuka speaks about Commercial Arbitration

We are pleased to announce that on January 12, 2017, Ben Hanuka presented about commercial arbitration for The Commons Institute’s LawFM Internet radio... Read More

Law Works welcomes two Articling Students

Law Works is pleased to welcome two articling students to the firm.   Gleb Matushansky Gleb graduated with a J.D. Read More

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Franchise Law Blog

Posted by | February 9th 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Business Blossoms Inc. v Blossoms Fresh Fruit Arrangement Ltd. Read More

Posted by | February 8th 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka The decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in 2122994 Ontario Inc. Read More

Posted by | February 5th 2017

Author: Jeffrey Nguyen, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Read More

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