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Ben V. Hanuka

Ben Hanuka, J.D., LL.M., C.S.

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Email: ben@lawworks.ca

  • J.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School), 1996
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1998
  • LL.M. (General, emphasis on advocacy; Osgoode Hall Law School), 2015
  • Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation

Franchise Lawyers

Successfully represented clients in leading franchise disclosure cases in Ontario. Represented the plaintiffs as lead counsel in the first Ontario franchise disclosure class action (Quiznos), resulting in a successful settlement. Listed in the Lexpert Canadian Legal Directory as a leading franchise practitioner.

Ben has represented parties in a broad range of business disputes and corporate/commercial litigation. He has represented a major Canadian bank on various fraud cases and 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. In addition, Ben has extensive experience practicing on the Commercial List, Ontario’s specialized court for complex commercial disputes.

Ben writes frequently about commercial arbitration, franchise law, and legal technology. He was founder and chair of the Joint Subcommittee of Franchising of the Ontario Bar Association (now the Franchise Law Section) from 2002 to 2008. He taught civil litigation at the Law Society, chaired and presented at numerous continuous legal education programs, written many articles, and served on many bar committees and executives. Presently, he is a member of the board of directors of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Toronto Chapter.

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Arbitration Article in The Law...

We are pleased to announce that The Lawyers Weekly published a new article by Ben Hanuka in its March 31, 2017, issue, titled, "Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements". Read More

Law Works welcomes a new Artic...

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 Commer...

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

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