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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 a particular emphasis on health law and professional discipline. Robert’s practice is focused on providing advice to different regulated health professionals and he regularly represents them in regulatory, administrative, and civil proceedings.

Robert has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario. Furthermore, he routinely represents regulated health professionals in College proceedings (e.g. complaints, investigations, discipline hearings, and registration matters), hospital privilege disputes, insurer audits (OHIP, ODB, and private insurers), matters before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and the Health Services Appeal and Review Board, and the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.

Robert has been an elected member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Health Law Executive since 2017 and he was re-elected for the 2019-2020 term.



  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Italian Advocates Organization

Community Involvement

  • Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure
  • St. Michael’s College School Alumni Association

Publications & Presentations

Presentation Aug 23, 2019

Medicolegal Onboarding: Medical Professional Legal Issues

Speaker, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Workshop
Presentation Jan 25, 2019

Informed Consent Workshop

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Presentation Jan 24, 2019

Advanced Legal Issues in Healthcare

Guest Faculty, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College


  • 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


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015