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Franchise Arbitrations

What We Do

Franchise Arbitration

We represent parties in all aspects of Franchise Arbitrations, including the following:

  • Assessing and advising on enforceability of arbitration clause
  • Conducting an initial assessment of the case, issues, facts, evidence and applicable law and formulating the theory of the case
  • Drafting arbitration pleadings, where applicable
  • Representing parties to all arbitration steps, including final hearing
  • Representing parties on appeals from arbitration awards

Important Cases

We have acted as counsel in the following innovative and precedent-setting Ontario case relating to Franchise Arbitrations:

  1. Full Case Name: Adlakha v. Meehan (2011)

    This court decision is among the few Ontario court decisions relating to the enforceability of an arbitration requirement in a franchise agreement. It is the first decision holding that a franchisor’s affiliates, which are not parties to the franchise agreement, may be required to submit to arbitration together with the franchisor – even though they are technically not direct parties to the arbitration agreement.

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Franchise Law Blog

Ontario Court Enforces Costs Award...

Posted by | 25 November 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Pet Valu Canada Inc. v. Read More

Court Dismisses Injunction Applications...

Posted by | 20 November 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 526901 B.C. Ltd. v. Dairy Queen Canada Inc. Read More

Quebec Court Certifies Franchise Class...

Posted by | 15 November 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Sopropharm c. Jean-Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. Read More

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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

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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

Ben Hanuka Cited in Ongoing Ti...

We are pleased to announce that the Globe and Mail cited Ben Hanuka’s opinion in another high-profile article about the ongoing Tim Horton’s class actions. Read More

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