Peter Dillon

Partner - London

Licensed in both Canada and the United States, Peter works extensively with start-up firms in addition to multi-national firms and intellectual property law (trademarks). He is one of London's few franchising experts and brings a unique perspective to consumer-focused businesses and marketing law. Peter is fluent in French.

P: 519.660.7818 or 800.816.9596 ⋅ F: 519.660.7819 ⋅

Called to the Bar in Ontario, 1988; New York, 2005

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About Peter

Peter restricts his practice to working with businesses involved in the manufacture and distribution of goods and services via franchising, licensing, distribution and multi-level marketing law. He is licensed in Canada and the United States. He works extensively with start-up businesses, but also represents numerous multi-nationals.

Peter served as the only Canadian member of the Franchise Advisory Board of the North American Securities Administrators Association, and as Canadian Governmental Expert to the International Organization for the Unification of Private International Law (UNIDRIOT) in Rome in connection with the development by UNIDRIOT of a model international franchise law. He is the only lawyer in Ontario outside of Toronto recognized in L’Expert as an expert in franchise and distribution law, is ranked in the top 100 franchise attorneys in North America by Franchise Times and is listed in the International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers. He has prior experience with litigation and insolvency law, with reported decisions in the Tax Court of Canada, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, and the Ontario Superior Court (In Bankruptcy).


University of Toronto, B.A.

Queen’s University, LL.B.

“I’m quite comfortable speaking plain English, working in the grey, and getting things done.”

— Peter Dillon