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Robert Barbiero

Tel: 416 775 8829 Fax: 1 888 603 4586

Robert is an associate in our Litigation Group. He practises in all areas of civil litigation, with an emphasis on health law and professional discipline.

Robert has worked on a variety of matters including the representation of regulated health professionals before the various committees of the numerous colleges regulating health professionals in Ontario, hospital privilege disputes, and matters before the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.

To date, Robert has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. Moreover, he has assisted with numerous matters before the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal, most frequently on applications for judicial review.

Robert was re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Health Law Executive for the 2019-2020 term.

 

Community Involvement

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Memberships

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Education

  • J.D., Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 2014
  • M.A., Diplomatic History, University of Toronto, 2010
  • B.A. (Honours) with High Distinction, History & Political Science, University of Toronto, 2009

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015

Publications & Presentations

Presentation

Medicolegal Onboarding: Medical Professional Legal Issues

Speaker, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Workshop Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group spoke at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine workshop, held on Friday, August 23rd in Toronto. Rober...
Aug 23, 2019
Presentation

Informed Consent Workshop

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Jan 25, 2019
Presentation

Advanced Legal Issues in Healthcare

Guest Faculty, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Robert will conduct a 4 seminar course from February to May 2019 including 12 hours of teaching  
Jan 24, 2019
Article

Report Recommends that the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Change How it Investigates Complaints & Investigative Reports

Health Law Matters, Lexis Nexis On April 30, 2018, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care made public Streamlining the Physician Complaints Process in Ontario, a report written in...
Aug 10, 2018

News & Media

In the News

Robert Barbiero re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Executive

Torkin Manes lawyer Robert Barbiero has been re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Health Law Executive for the 2019-2020 term. Robert will ...
Jun 18, 2019
In the News

Regulator can determine dispute process, no procedural unfairness found, court rules — Neil Abramson speaks to The Lawyer's Daily

The Lawyer's Daily Counsel involved in the case said this ruling will have implications for regulators across Canada.
Sep 4, 2018
Firm News

Congratulations to our lawyers elected as Section Executives of the Ontario Bar Association

Congratulations to the following Torkin Manes lawyers who have been elected to the Ontario Bar Association's (OBA) Sections as Executives for the 2018...
Jun 28, 2018

Lindsay Kantor and Robert Barbiero elected to the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Executive

Torkin Manes lawyers Lindsay Kantor and Robert Barbiero have been elected to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Health Law Executive for the 2017-2018 ...
Jun 15, 2017

Events

Robert Barbiero to co-chair OBA Health Law Program - The Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry: Lessons Learned and What Comes Next

Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group is co-chairing the OBA Health Law Program regarding lessons learned from the public inquiry. This event is bei...
Nov 14, 2019

Robert Barbiero to speak at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine on Medicolegal Onboarding: Medical Professional Legal Issues

Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group will be speaking at the upcoming University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine workshop, being held on Friday, Aug...
Aug 23, 2019

Robert Barbiero to speak at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine on Informed Consent

Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group will be speaking at the upcoming University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine workshop, being held on Friday, Jan...
Jan 25, 2019