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Ben V. Hanuka

Ben Hanuka, J.D., LL.M., C.S., Q.Arb

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Email: ben@lawworks.ca

  • J.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School), 1996
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1998
  • LL.M. (General, emphasis on advocacy; Osgoode Hall Law School), 2015
  • Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 2017
  • Q.Arb (Qualified Arbitrator)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Member of the following qualification-based arbitration and ADR professional associations:

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), based in London, England
  • Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society
  • ADR Institute of Canada

Franchise Lawyers

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.

2017-LR-Lawyer

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British Columbia Supreme Court...

Posted by | 21 July 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor:   Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. Read More

British Columbia Supreme Court Rejects...

Posted by | 14 July 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor:   Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. Read More

Appeal Court Overturns Partial Summary...

Posted by | 7 July 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 2212886 Ontario Inc. v. Obsidian Group Inc. Read More

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Law Works Welcomes New Student...

We are pleased to announce that Robert Jones has joined Law Works as a Student-at-Law for the 2018-2019 term. Robert obtained his J.D. Read More

Ben Hanuka Completes Gold Stan...

We are pleased to announce that Law Works’ principal, Ben Hanuka, has recently completed the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society’s ‘Gold Standard© Course in... Read More

Court Cites with Approval Hanu...

We are pleased to announce that the Ontario Superior Court in London, in a decision released last year (which came to our attention only recently) quoted with approval Ben... Read More

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