Ontario: 855-978-5293 | British Columbia: 604-262-1711
Leading Canadian
FRANCHISE & BUSINESS LAW FIRM

The Future of Analyzing the Impact of Court Precedents

Posted on Dec 3 2013

Ben Hanuka’s November 2013 article in his “Futures Files” column in Canadian Lawyer magazine describes a new high-tech way to analyze the impact of Supreme Court of Canada decisions. For a full text of the article in Canadian Lawyer/Law Times, Click here. 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.

Law Times Quotes Ben Hanuka About New Punitive Damages Decision

Posted on Dec 3 2013

In the article, Ben Hanuka comments about new legal requirements in assessing punitive damages, based on the new Court of Appeal for Ontario decision in Pate Estate v. Galway-Cavendish. A full text of the article is available in the November 18, 2013, Law Times hard copy edition. See also an article Ben Hanuka wrote on Law Works' Franchise Justice Blog regarding the principles in this case, here. 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.

Optimizing Lawyers’ Tech Skills and Office Setup

Posted on Oct 29 2013

In his monthly column in The Canadian Lawyer/Law Times about technology for lawyers, Ben wrote an article on October 28, 2013, titled “Optimizing Your Tech Skills and Office Setup”, about what lawyers need to do in order to stay efficient, productive and competent. For the full text of the article in Canadian Lawyer/Law Times, Click here. 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 Quoted in Law Times Cover on Law Firm Confidentiality

Posted on Oct 23 2013

On October 7, 2013, Law Times quoted Ben Hanuka in its weekly cover story on an Ontario case about law firm client confidentiality. In the decision, the court rules that lawyers practicing in an association are not presumed to be part of a law firm for purposes of maintaining client confidentiality and avoiding conflicts of interest. Ben Hanuka was quoted criticizing the court’s reasoning for using dangerous reasoning and “drawing a broad stroke”.

Strategies for legal research in CanLII

Posted on Oct 1 2013

In his monthly column in The Canadian Lawyer/Law Times about technology for lawyers, Ben wrote an article on September 23, 2013, titled “Viva le Can…LII”, about the new CanLII legal research capabilities and provided an insight into optimizing research strategies for lawyers. For the full text of the article in Canadian Lawyer/Law Times, Click here. For a summary of the article in Advocates Daily, Click here.