Published on October 12, 2017
Posted in: Allan Dick, Arthur Trebilcock, David Sterns, John Sotos, John Yiokaris, News, Peter Viitre
Once again Sotos is the top franchise law firm in Canada according to Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal – Canada 2017 showing our great depth of talent with six lawyers ranked as leading in their field. The comments derived from interviews with clients and colleagues highlights the breadth of our practice :
SOTOS solidifies its status as Canada’s leading firm for franchise matters, leads this year’s research with six outstanding lawyers listed.
The highly celebrated Allan Dick “has a great reputation and knows litigation like the back of his hand”. He is commended for the “practical and business-focused” counsel he provides to franchisors, master franchisees, and area franchisees. Founding partner and senior statesman John Sotos “has to be included” in any discussion of Canadian franchise law. He is regarded as “one of the 10 very best practitioners” for his expert advice on structuring franchise transactions. Peter Viitre is singled out as an authority on franchise agreements and pre-agreement disclosure. He has a strong client portfolio drawn from industries as diverse as food and beverages and financial services. John Yiokaris draws praise from the preeminent practitioners in the field as a leader in franchise enforcements and terminations.