Recent News and Events

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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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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