March 23, 2021

The Legal 500 Comparative Guide: Franchise & Licensing in Canada

Sotos LLP is the exclusive contributor to The Legal 500 Comparative Guide: Franchise & Licensing in Canada. Having deep knowledge and expertise in franchising, licensing and distribution, Peter Viitre authored the chapter providing an overview of franchise laws and regulations applicable in Canada.

To read the full chapter, click here.

About Legal 500 Comparative Guides

The Legal 500’s Country Comparative Guides are produced in association with the World’s leading lawyers and give the in-house community a practical overview of the laws and regulations in key jurisdictions, for specific practice areas.

About Sotos LLP

As Canada’s leading franchising, licensing and distribution law firm, with over 20 legal professionals dedicated to the industry, Sotos provides a comprehensive range of franchise law, corporate, private equity financing, commercial, litigation, intellectual property, employment and real estate services to franchisors. For over 40 years, Sotos has worked with regional, national and international franchisors in every sector of the franchise industry from launch to exit including with their international expansion.

About Peter Viitre, CFE

Peter Viitre is a partner with Sotos LLP in Toronto, Canada’s largest franchise law firm. He is also chair of the firm’s corporate department, and head of the firm’s home services and retail franchise practice areas. Peter has been recognized by Chambers CanadaCanadian Legal LEXPERT DirectoryWho’s Who Legal, and Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading Canadian franchise law practitioner. Peter can be reached directly at 416.977.7754 or