November 17, 2016

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

Sotos is the top franchise law firm in Canada according to Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal – Canada 2016 showing our great depth of talent with six lawyers ranked as leading in their field. The comments derived from interviews with clients and colleagues is glowing:

Sotos leads the way in our research for this chapter with an impressive six individuals listed. Allan Dick is an “internationally known leader” of franchising in Canada, and regularly advises franchisors, master franchisees, and area franchisees. He is particularly praised for his litigation expertise in this area. The “brilliant” John Sotos is the founding partner of the firm and is lauded for being “a superb dealmaker and very commercially astute”. He is considered a go-to figure for structuring international and domestic franchise transactions. Peter Viitre receives praise for his “practical advice and excellent drafting skills” combined with “outstanding business sense”. He advises franchisees and franchisors from a wide variety of industries including the automobile, food and drink, financial and property services industries, among others. David Sterns specialises in franchise litigation representing major franchisors in disputes. He is praised for his ability to “think quickly on his feet”.

Congratulations to Allan Dick, John Sotos, David Sterns, Arthur Trebilcock, Peter Viitre and John Yiokaris.

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