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Ben Hanuka quoted in Lawyer’s Daily and Law Times about Ontario appeal dec...

Posted on Jul 9 2017

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.

Law Works Expanding to British Columbia

Posted on Jun 8 2017

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 ben@lawworks.ca.

Article in The Lawyers Daily: Franchise-Lease Disclosure Problems, May/17

Posted on May 25 2017

We are pleased to announce that The Lawyers Daily published an article by Ben Hanuka on ​May 24, ​2017, ​titled “​Franchise lease disclosure problems under the Wishart Act”. In the article, Ben analyzes ongoing franchise/lease disclosure problems and the legal framework, including the recent “Raibex” court decision. You may view the text of this article in our Franchise Law Blog, under the title “Franchise-Lease Disclosure Problems under the Wishart Act” ​or read the original article on The Lawyers Daily here.

Law Works and Ben Hanuka in Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory for 2017

Posted on May 17 2017

      We are pleased to announce that both our firm, Law Works PC, and our principal lawyer, Ben Hanuka, have been selected to be listed in the 2017 Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory. This recognition is awarded to participants based on peer-rankings by distinguished lawyers in their area of practice and professional organizations. We are honoured to be listed with other top-ranked lawyers across Canada who have been identified as leading practitioners in their areas of work.

Arbitration Article in The Lawyers Weekly: Court of Appeal Decision, March/17

Posted on Mar 31 2017

We are pleased to announce that The Lawyers Weekly published a new article by Ben Hanuka in its March 31, 2017, issue, titled, "Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements". Click here to view the full article. In the article, Ben analyzes a recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal which strengthened the enforceability of commercial arbitration agreements.