Country expert for Canada
Canadian Bar Association American Bar Association Ontario Bar Association.
Year of birth
University of Toronto B.Sc. 1996; Queen’s University LLB 2000
Current professional position
Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto.
Dominic focuses on franchise and distribution, privacy law, product marketing law and trade practice law. He provides practical and business-friendly advice to clients engaged in distribution and franchising matters. Clients include domestic franchisor start-ups working to establish a new franchise system to large, multi-national franchisors with thousands of franchisees. Dominic regularly prepares franchise agreements, master franchisee agreements, area developer agreements, provincial and national disclosure documents. Dominic also assists clients with establishing and managing distribution systems, including drafting distribution agreements and product supply agreements. Additionally, Dominic provides advice to clients on all aspects of managing relationships with franchisees and distributors. Dominic also advises on franchising issues arising in the context of acquisition of everything from single unit franchises to entire franchise systems. Dominic also supports clients in respect of various trade practice matters, including consumer protection and marketing matters.