Recent News and Events

Sotos LLP calls for a judicial case management procedure in multijurisdictional class actions

Published November 20, 2017

Sotos LLP has joined forces with Siskinds LLP and Koskie Minsky LLP to request that the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) adopt a judicial protocol that creates a mechanism for the case management of multijurisdictional class actions.

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

Published October 12, 2017

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.

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Chambers Canada recognizes Sotos as Top in Franchise law

Published September 28, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Sotos has once again been ranked as Tier 1 by Chambers Canada 2018 in Franchise Law. John Sotos, Allan Dick, Peter Viitre, David Sterns  and John Yiokaris were acknowledged as top in their field.

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Sotos Class Action Team recognized in Chambers Canada 2018

Published September 28, 2017

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

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Daniel Hamson has joined our firm

Published September 27, 2017

Sotos LLP is pleased to announce Daniel Hamson has joined our firm. Daniel is an associate in our litigation department focusing on class actions and commercial litigation. 

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Canadian Class Action Commenced Against Equifax Over Security Breach

Published September 12, 2017

An Ontario resident has started a proposed class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, seeking $550 million in damages on behalf of Canadian victims of a massive cybersecurity privacy hack of the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax.

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Best Lawyers in Canada (2018 Edition)

Published August 22, 2017

Best Lawyers® recently published its list of prominent Canadian lawyers and Sotos LLP has once again led the pack in the area of Franchise Law with Allan Dick, Dixie Ho, John Sotos, David Sterns, Arthur Trebilcock, Peter Viitre and John Yiokaris being recognized.

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Sotos Wins Landmark Anti-SLAPP Decision

Published July 26, 2017

Sotos lawyer Sabrina Callaway has obtained one of the first and most important judicial rulings on Ontario’s so-called “Anti-SLAPP legislation”—a new law that allows the early dismissal of a “strategic lawsuit against public participation”.

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Allan Dick, John Sotos, and Peter Viitre have been included in 2017 LEXPERT Guide to Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers.

Published June 13, 2017

Allan Dick, John Sotos, and Peter Viitre included in 2017 LEXPERT Guide to Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers.

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Lexpert Ranks Sotos as Top Franchise Law Boutique

Published May 10, 2017

Sotos is thrilled to announce that the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory ranks Sotos LLP as the only boutique firm listed as ‘Most Frequently’ recommended for Franchising Law. The Firm also has more lawyers ranked in Franchising Law (7) than any other firm in Canada.

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