Recent News and Events

The Franchise Times Legal Eagles 2017 saw the Sotos LLP team soar to the top again this year as Canada’s largest and most experienced franchise law group.

Published April 11, 2017

Franchise Times magazine has named eight Sotos LLP’s lawyers to its esteemed list of Legal Eagles in 2017.

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Mohsen Seddigh joins our Litigation team

Published March 2, 2017

Sotos LLP is pleased to announce Mohsen Seddigh has joined our firm. Mohsen is an associate in our litigation department and will be focusing on class actions. Before joining Sotos LLP, Mohsen completed his articles at the Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Office – Civil, where he obtained experience in trial and appellate […]

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Class Action Against People Trust Company Certified

Published February 1, 2017

January 31, 2017 – Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice certified a class action against Peoples Trust Company and Peoples Card Services LLP. The case, brought on behalf of thousands of Ontario consumers alleges that prepaid “credit” cards issued by the Peoples Trust Company violate the Ontario Consumer Protection Act by charging […]

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A class action lawsuit has been brought against Fiat Chrysler for purchasers of diesel Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks

Published January 16, 2017

A class action lawsuit seeking $250 million in damages brought against Fiat Chrysler

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Sotos ranked as “Canada’s foremost franchise law firm”

Published December 14, 2016

Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal – Franchising has ranked Sotos as “Canada’s foremost franchise law firm” this year. With six lawyers leading in their field.  Sotos placed seventh out of 300 franchise law firms ranked in 73 countries. “Sotos is recognised as Canada’s foremost franchise law firm, assisting both franchisors and franchisees in all […]

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Time to modernize our courts: David Sterns in Toronto Star op-ed

Published December 12, 2016

David Sterns’ op-ed in the Toronto Star explains how a few simple technological changes would help modernize Ontario’s courts and strengthen the public’s faith in our justice system. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2016/12/12/time-to-modernize-our-courts.html   

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Who’s Who Legal ranks Sotos as the top firm in Canada for Franchising

Published November 17, 2016

Sotos is the top franchise law firm in Canada according to Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal showing our great depth of talent with six lawyers ranked as leading in their field.

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Sotos represents local school teacher SLAPP’d for speaking out

Published October 20, 2016

Katie Mohammed, a school teacher in Stouffville, was recently sued for defamation by United Soils Management Ltd. after she expressed her opinion on local “Mommies” and “Stouffville buy/sell” Facebook group about an amendment to a fill agreement that would allow “acceptable fill from small quantity source sites and hydro-excavation trucks” on a site near Mussleman’s Lake, in the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Sotos Class Action Team keeps up momentum in Chambers Canada 2017

Published September 30, 2016

The Sotos Class Action team has once again featured on the Chamber Canada Class Actions- Plaintiff list.
David Sterns, Lou Sokolov and Jean-Marc Leclerc were each recognized for the work.

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Chambers Canada recognizes Sotos as Top in Franchise law

Published September 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Sotos has once again been ranked as Tier 1 by Chambers Canada 2017. John Sotos, Allan Dick, Peter Viitre and David Sterns all being acknowledged as top in their field.

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