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Ben Hanuka, J.D., LL.M., C.S.
Member of the following qualification-based arbitration and ADR professional associations:
Successfully represented clients in leading franchise disclosure cases in Ontario. Represented the plaintiffs as lead counsel in the first Ontario franchise disclosure class action (Quiznos), resulting in a successful settlement. Listed in the Lexpert Canadian Legal Directory as a leading franchise practitioner.
Ben has represented parties in a broad range of business disputes and corporate/commercial litigation. He has represented a major Canadian bank on various fraud cases and brings considerable expertise in a broad range of business disputes, including debtor-creditor rights, class actions, lease agreements, professional negligence, trademark infringement, shareholder disputes, joint ventures, misrepresentations, injunctions, insolvencies and receiverships. In addition, Ben has extensive experience practicing on the Commercial List, Ontario’s specialized court for complex commercial disputes.
Ben writes frequently about commercial arbitration, franchise law, and legal technology. He was founder and chair of the Joint Subcommittee of Franchising of the Ontario Bar Association (now the Franchise Law Section) from 2002 to 2008. He has taught civil litigation at the Law Society of Ontario’s Bar Admission course, chaired and presented at numerous continuous legal education programs, written many articles, and served on many bar committees and executives.Back
On July 4, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. Read More
This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyers Daily on July 7, 2017, under the title “Courts struggle for balance with material changes to... Read More
We are pleased to announce that the Globe and Mail sought our firm’s expert opinion about the intensifying fight in the Tim Horton’s franchise. Read More
We are pleased to announce that Rann Wang has joined Law Works P.C. as an articling student. Rann obtained his J.D. from Tulane University Law School in the U.S., and LL. Read More