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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.

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Franchise Law Blog

Court Refuses Franchisor to Split Case...

Posted by | 28 January 2019

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 2462192 Ontario Ltd. v. Paramount Franchise Group Inc. Read More

Court Strikes RE/MAX Ottawa...

Posted by | 12 January 2019

Author: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. Overview In Westeinde (FNP) Inc. v. RE/MAX Core Realty Inc. Read More

2018 Year in Review and Trends for 2019

Posted by | 15 December 2018

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. 2018 was a busy year in Canadian franchise disputes. Read More

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What’s New

Ben Hanuka Admitted as Fellow ...

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

Ben Hanuka Authors Franchise A...

We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal will publish in its upcoming issue a paper authored by Ben Hanuka about franchise arbitrations. Read More

Ben Hanuka Co-Presented about ...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka co-presented about 2018 case developments at the recent Annual Franchise Law Conference of the Ontario Bar Association, which was... Read More

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