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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.

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Franchise Law Blog

Seven Tips for Negotiating an Area...

Posted by | 25 June 2019

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Read More

Alberta court holds franchisee is not...

Posted by | 21 May 2019

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. In 1777453 Alberta Ltd. v. Got Mold Disaster Recovery Services Inc. Read More

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds...

Posted by | 21 April 2019

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Royal Bank of Canada v. Everest Group Inc. Read More

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What’s New

Ben Hanuka Quoted in Globe and...

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 Hanuk...

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 ...

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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