Ben V. Hanuka
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Ben Hanuka is principal of Law Works PC, a Toronto corporate law boutique with expertise in international and regional franchise disputes, international arbitration and niche industries. Ben Hanuka’s highlights: counsel in many leading franchise decisions; strong reputation for tenacity and creative legal thinking; prolific writer in the legal profession, specialized industries and general media about franchise law, legal reform and legal technology; extensive experience practicing on the commercial list, Ontario’s specialized court for complex commercial disputes; represented major Canadian banks on various fraud cases for three years while partner at former boutique litigation firm; broad range of commercial litigation experience involving debtor-creditor rights, class actions, lease agreements, professional negligence, trademark infringement, shareholder disputes, joint ventures, misrepresentations, injunctions, insolvencies and receiverships. Founder and chair of Joint Subcommittee of Franchising of the Ontario Bar Association (now the franchise law section) from 2002 to 2008. Taught civil litigation at the Law Society. Chaired and presented at numerous continuous legal education programs. Written numerous articles; served on numerous bar and executives committees.