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Experienced and qualified in representing Real Estate Brokers in commercial real estate disputes

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In the real estate brokerage industry disputes
frequently come up in the following areas:

  • Poaching real estate agents from competing brokerage offices
  • Competing rights to solicit real estate agents at the end of the relationship
  • Exclusive territories and competing brokerage offices
  • Liquidated damages as a result of termination
  • Online marketing of listings
  • Commission or representation agreement disputes

Who We Help

We advise real estate brokerages and agents about their rights and obligations.


How We Help

We have extensive litigation experience in common areas where
disputes typically come up, including, but not limited to:

  • Territory disputes
  • Restrictions against competition
  • Resales
  • Changes to the franchise system
  • Adherence to the operating manual
  • Terminations
  • De-identification
  • Customer lists
  • And more.

Law Works
Real Estate Brokerage Case

A sample of our recently concluded real estate litigation cases that have resulted in a successful court decision or settlement:

Brokerage Representation Dispute

Re/Max Realty Specialists v. Jhutty et al.

Case Synopsis

We successfully represented a real estate brokerage in the Court of Appeal for Ontario, against the broker’s former client about the representation and commission agreement. In siding with the real estate brokerage, the Court dismissed the appeal of the former client who was seeking to overturn a trial judgement against them.

Related Resources

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Court Strikes RE/MAX Ottawa Franchisee’s Claims Against Franchisor

Author: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. Overview In Westeinde (FNP) Inc. v. RE/MAX Core Realty Inc., a January 11, 2019, motion decision of the Ontario Superior Court...

Law Works Dispute Resolution Law Firm

Law Works is successful in Court of Appeal in upholding trial judgment

We are pleased to announce that Ben Hanuka successfully represented a real estate brokerage in the Court of Appeal for Ontario last week. In siding with the...

Law Works Dispute Resolution Law Firm

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  • Franchisee|
  • Franchisor|
  • Lawyer|

Commercial Lease Renewal Disputes

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works Editor: Rebecca Colley, Law Works   In our practice, we often represent landlords and tenants in commercial lease renewal disputes. It is...

Ben Hanuka Principal of Law Works PC (Ontario), Ben Hanuka PC (Alberta) and Law Works LC (British Columbia)