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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
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2017

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.

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Court of Appeal for Ontario Provides...

Posted by | 14 June 2017

Authors: Evan Ivkovic and Jeff Nguyen, Students-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Read More

Franchise-Lease Disclosure Problems...

Posted by | 25 May 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the May 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Daily. Click here to view the full article. Read More

Court of Appeal denies GM security for...

Posted by | 23 May 2017

By Ben Hanuka This decision of the Court of Appeal from September 2016, dealt with a motion by General Motors of Canada Ltd. Read More

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Law Works Expanding to British...

We are pleased to announce that on June 2, 2017, Ben Hanuka was called (admitted) to the British Columbia Bar at an official Call to the Bar ceremony of the Law Society and... Read More

Article in The Lawyers Daily: ...

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the May 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Daily. Click here to view the full article. Read More

Law Works and Ben Hanuka in Ca...

      We are pleased to announce that both our firm, Law Works PC, and our principal lawyer, Ben Hanuka, have been selected to be listed in the... Read More

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