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Rules highlighting key role of tech in modern practice

Posted on Feb 8 2015

On December 8, 2014, Ben Hanuka’s article, “Rules highlighting key role of tech in modern practice”, was published in his Future Files column in the Canadian Lawyer online magazine. The article addresses the interplay between lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct and the use of technology in the practice of law. Contact Us For more information about Law Works' expertise and how we may be able to help you, please contact Ben Hanuka at ben@lawworks.ca or by phone at (855) 978-5293.

Ben’s Op-Ed Article in Law Times

Posted on Dec 15 2014

The Law Times published today Ben Hanuka’s Op-Ed article titled, “Strengthening the Public Trust in Our Self-Governance”. (Click on the hyperlink in the title of the article to view the full article.) In the article, Ben discusses the importance of the legal profession's self-governance and how to strengthen it in the public interest. Contact Us For more information about Law Works' expertise and how we may be able to help you, please contact Ben Hanuka at ben@lawworks.ca or by phone at (855) 978-5293.

Ben Hanuka Elected to Exec of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Posted on Dec 8 2014

Together with several colleagues of the commercial arbitration bar in Toronto, Ben Hanuka was elected member of the executive of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Toronto Chapter). Igor Ellyn was elected Chair. Thomas Heintzman is Immediate Past Chair. The election took effect on November 19, 2014, at the Annual Meeting of the Toronto Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Contact Us For more information about Law Works' expertise and how we may be able to help you, please contact Ben Hanuka at ben@lawworks.

Ben Hanuka Running for Bencher

Posted on Nov 13 2014

I am excited to announce that I intend to run for Bencher in next spring’s Bencher election of the Law Society of Upper Canada on April 30, 2015, and would be honoured to have the support of Ontario lawyers. Here is a link to my curriculum vitae. Click here to review my "Ben for Bencher" election platform website section. It will be a privilege to have the support of Ontario lawyers. I am open to feedback about these or other issues that are important to the legal profession.

Law Times Quotes Ben Hanuka on New Conflict Ruling

Posted on Oct 15 2014

On October 14, 2014, Law Times quoted Ben Hanuka about a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling relating to a law firm’s conflict of interest allegation. Ben Hanuka was quoted with the following commentary: …[T]he firm did nothing wrong in deciding to end its retainer with Stewart. Just as clients have the right to fire their lawyers, counsel can choose to drop their clients, he says. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.