885 West Georgia St, Suite 2200, HSBC Bldg, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1996 (BC); 2007 (ON)
A highly regarded leader in franchise and distribution law, Peter Snell 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. Peter has a regular column in the Franchise Entrepreneur magazine. 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 2017 and in 2019 he was listed as a “Thought Leader” in Canadian franchise law by Who’s Who Legal. He has been consistently listed as a Canadian legal eagle by the US publication Franchise Times.