885 West Georgia St, Suite 2200, HSBC Bldg, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1996 (BC); 2007 (ON)
Peter Snell is a highly regarded leader in franchise and distribution law. Peter enjoys assisting businesses focused on domestic and international franchising, licensing, product distribution, business law, and intellectual property/trademark law. Peter is also sought out to assist with corporate reorganizations, corporate governance issues, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and negotiating and drafting commercial agreements. He is a frequent author and lecturer at numerous seminars, conferences, and other events on franchise law. He is the co-editor and co-author of Fundamentals of Franchising – Canada (2nd edition) and is a co-author of the "Canadian Franchise Law" chapter of International Franchise Sales Laws, both published by the American Bar Association. He acted as General Counsel to the Canadian Franchise Association from 2015 to 2019. Peter has been recognized in Chambers Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Who's Who Legal: Franchise, and Expert Guides. In 2022 he was listed as a “Global Elite Thought Leader” in Canadian franchise law in Who’s Who Legal. He has been consistently listed as a Canadian legal eagle by the US publication Franchise Times.