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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

Franchise Basics – Non-Compete...

Posted by | 20 February 2020

In this short introductory video, Ben Hanuka discusses some of the factors to analyze if a non-compete covenant is enforceable. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch? Read More

Franchise Litigation Preliminary...

Posted by | 6 February 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on January 20, 2020, under the same title. Read More

Statutory Damages in Franchise Disputes

Posted by | 27 January 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on January 20, 2020, under the same title. Read More

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What’s New

Ben Hanuka to moderate legal p...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka will be the moderator of an upcoming legal professional development program for the legal community in British Columbia about... Read More

Ben Hanuka presents at the Fra...

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka presented at the Franchise Tradeshow in Vancouver this past weekend, Saturday November 2, 2019, about franchise legal issues. Read More

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

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