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. In a high profile article today, "Tim Horton’s parent taking legal action against group of franchisees", the Globe quoted Ben’s opinion about the unusual and aggressive nature against the franchisee association, which could be potentially interpreted as a veiled move to illegally shut it down. Click here to view the article.
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.M from Osgoode Hall Law School. Before his law studies, he graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a specialization in finance and a major in criminology, and worked as an independent mortgage broker for a subsidiary of CIBC. While in law school, Rann worked as a student attorney in the Tulane Law School’s civil litigation clinic.
We are pleased to announce that The Lawyers Daily published an article by Ben Hanuka on July 7, 2017, titled “Courts struggle for balance with material changes to renewal franchise agreement”. You may view the text of this article in our Franchise Law Blog, under the title “Franchise Renewals: Introducing Material Changes to the Renewal Franchise Agreement” or read the original article on The Lawyers Daily here.
We are pleased to announce that both of the top legal news publications in Canada - The Lawyer's Daily and Law Times – reported about the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Mendoza v. Active Tire, in which Ben Hanuka acted as counsel. And both publications quoted Ben’s opinion about the significance of the decision for lawyers and franchise parties.
We are pleased to announce that on June 2, 2017, Ben Hanuka was called (admitted) to the British Columbia Bar at an official Call to the Bar ceremony of the Law Society and the Supreme Court of British Columbia. We are also pleased to announce that effective June 5, 2017, Law Works™ Law Corporation was registered as a law firm and will start practising law in British Columbia in our areas of expertise effective immediately. For further information please contact Ben Hanuka at email@example.com.