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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

Franchise Arbitrations – Concurrent...

Posted by | 19 October 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on September 23 and 24, 2020. Read More

Ontario Court Dismisses Bulk of...

Posted by | 27 August 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Spina v. Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. Read More

Franchise Independent Legal Advice...

Posted by | 27 August 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on August 20, 2020 and August 24, 2020. Read More

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What’s New

Ben Hanuka to Moderate Roundta...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka will be moderating a roundtable discussion at Ontario Bar Association’s upcoming annual franchise law conference on November... Read More

Ben Hanuka to Present at Franc...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka will be speaking at The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia's upcoming franchise program, Franchise Update 2020,... Read More

Ben Hanuka Recognized in the 2...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka has been peer-selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada directory in the area of Franchise Law. Read More

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