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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Ben Hanuka Quoted in Globe and Mail about Tim Hort...

We are pleased to announce that the Globe and Mail quoted Ben Hanuka’s opinion about the recent settlement in the Tim Horton’s class action. Read More

Globe and Mail Cites Ben Hanuka about Settlement i...

We are pleased to announce that the Globe and Mail quoted Ben Hanuka about a proposed settlement of the Tim Hortons pending class action lawsuit. Read More

Ben Hanuka Admitted as Fellow of the Chartered Ins...

We are pleased to advise that Ben Hanuka has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Read More

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Franchise Law Blog

Posted by | June 25th 2019

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. An area development agreement allows a franchisor to expand its system and add new franchisees within a certain territory. Read More

Posted by | June 20th 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Modern Cleaning Concept Inc. v. Read More

Posted by | June 19th 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Najah c. Read More

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