Based in downtown Toronto, Sotos LLP is a full-service law firm representing a broad range of clients from across the city to across the country, and in some cases, on an international level. Our lawyers have extensive experience in the following practice areas:

Class Actions

Class proceedings can be an ideal way to resolve many types of disputes where several parties share the same issues. Our class action lawyers have handled complex and difficult class proceedings on behalf of franchisees and small businesses across Canada.

Corporate and Commercial Law

Our business lawyers represent a primarily entrepreneurial client base across every aspect of business law. From delivering strategic business advice to facilitating start-up business organization, ownership structures, sophisticated purchases and sales, reorganizations, financings and legal disputes.

Employment Law

We provide practical and cost-effective strategic advice and representation for businesses, executives as well as other senior employees in a wide range of employment law matters.

Franchise Law

Representing franchisors and franchisees, Sotos LLP is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs develop, grow, and protect their business in franchising, licensing, distribution, and almost every other commercial activity. We are Canada’s most experienced franchise law firm; widely recognized for having the country’s leading practitioners and litigators in the field of franchise law.


Our expertise in commercial and franchise litigation has resulted in many high-profile victories for our clients. Our advocacy extends across multiple disciplines and takes place at all levels of Ontario’s judicial system.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Whether you are a large public company, a small family business or anything in between, we can provide you with strategic advice on how to best structure the transaction..

Real Estate

Our commercial real estate lawyers negotiate on behalf of landlords and tenants in every legal aspect of buying, selling, owning, transferring and leasing commercial property.

Secured Transactions

Whether you’re an individual borrower, developer, private corporation, bank or other lending institution, the lawyers at Sotos LLP are well-versed in negotiating, securing, and enforcing your lending and business planning transactions.

Intellectual Property

From trade-marks, to straightforward technology licensing agreements to collaborative arrangements with research and teaching institutions, your intellectual property is fundamental to the success of your business goals which is why it should be managed and protected appropriately.

Wills and Estates

How your assets are managed and distributed, and by whom, is as important as having a legal will in securing your family’s financial stability; be it during your lifetime, or after your death. Our wills and estates lawyers will assist you with all of your planning requirements.