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". Click here to view the full article. In the article, Ben analyzes a recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal which strengthened the enforceability of commercial arbitration agreements.
Law Works is pleased to welcome a new articling student to the firm. Evan Ivkovic Evan graduated with a J.D. degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, joining the firm in February. Before law school, Evan studied Philosophy, obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts at York University. During his law school summers, Evan worked in the derivatives and compliance departments at State Street, a financial services firm.
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. The presentation focused on commercial arbitration of specialized disputes. The moderator of the presentation was Peter Murphy, a corporate partner at Shibley Righton LLP in Toronto. This talk was one of many articles and presentations that Ben Hanuka has made to the legal community about commercial arbitration.
Law Works is pleased to welcome two articling students to the firm. Gleb Matushansky Gleb graduated with a J.D. degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto earlier this year and joined the firm in July. Before law school, Gleb obtained an Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree from York University, where he graduated with a specialization in Marketing. Last summer, Gleb worked as a Research Assistant at the Osgoode Mediation Clinic.
We are pleased to announce that this year again both our firm, Law Works PC, and our principal lawyer, Ben Hanuka, were selected to be listed in the Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory for 2016-2017, as a leading law firm and practitioner in the area of Franchise Law. Listings are based on peer-rankings through annual surveys of experienced lawyers in the relevant practice area across Canada.