McCarthy Tétrault associate Adam Ship receives OBA Award for Excellence in Franchise Law

Toronto, November 19, 2013 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that its associate Adam Ship has been awarded the Ontario Bar Association’s 2013 Markus Cohen QC Memorial Award for Excellence in Franchise Law, in recognition of his outstanding written contribution to the development of franchise law in 2013. This is the second consecutive year that Mr. Ship has won this award.

Mr. Ship is Vice-Chair of McCarthy Tétrault’s National Franchise & Distribution Group, with a practice focused on complex commercial litigation and franchise-distribution law. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Ship routinely advises clients on strategic and risk management issues in all areas of franchise-distribution law and is an Adjunct Professor of franchise & distribution law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

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