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FRANCHISE & BUSINESS LAW FIRM

About Law Works

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.

Our principal lawyer, Ben Hanuka, is Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. He frequently writes, presents and provides commentary to the legal and general media about franchise law, civil litigation, arbitration, the future of the legal profession, and legal technology.

Our firm represent the following types of clients:

  • Franchising: Local, national and international franchisors and master franchisees; multi-unit and regional experienced franchisees located across Ontario, and
  • Corporate/Commercial: Local, regional and international companies, enterprises and business owners involved in commercial and corporate disputes affecting their businesses.

Our Clients and Industry Expertise

In franchising, we advise and represent international and Canadian franchisors, master franchisees and multi-unit franchisees.

The expertise we maintain in franchising extends beyond the law. We have cultivated deep-rooted relationships with multi-disciplinary professionals to further our commitment to our clients’ needs.

Broad and in-depth knowledge of niche industries is one of our many strengths. In addition to the food and restaurants industry, we have developed expertise in niche industries such as retailing, hotels and hospitality, pharmaceutics and real estate brokerages.

Ben V. Hanuka
Law Works P.C.

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Franchise Law Blog

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses...

Posted by | 1 October 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh and Sarah McMahon, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Cactus World Holdings Ltd. v. Earl’s Holdings Ltd. et al. Read More

Ontario Court dismissed summary...

Posted by | 1 October 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh and Sarah McMahon, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 2462192 Ontario Ltd. v. Read More

Ontario Court rules that a court...

Posted by | 18 September 2019

Author: Anthony Pugh and Sarah McMahon, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In the case of 2352392 Ontario Inc. et al. v. Vusumzi Msi et al. Read More

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What’s New

Ben Hanuka recognized in 2020 ...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka has been recognized in the 2020 Best Lawyers in Canada peer-rated directory in the Franchise Law category. Read More

Ben Hanuka to co-present at CF...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka will co-present at the Canadian Franchise Association’s annual Franchise Law Day on September 26, 2019. Read More

Sarah Ellen McMahon Joins Law ...

We are pleased to announce that Sarah Ellen McMahon joined Law Works as articling students as of July 8, 2019. Sarah obtained her J.D. Read More

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