Roberto Ghignone

Senior Associate


Roberto assists clients with defending a wide variety of claims. This includes:

  • bodily injury
  • property damage
  • professional negligence
  • medical malpractice

He also provides initial reviews of claims and defences and assists with oral and documentary discovery processes.

He advises clients on their obligations under privacy law, including freedom of information legislation, the Personal Health Information Protection Act and Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL). He reviews access to information requests, reviews policies and assists organizations with responses to privacy breaches.

He has acted and assisted on files and in trials before:

  • Small Claims Court
  • the Superior Court
  • Divisional Court appeals
  • Federal Court Judicial Review hearings

He has also appeared before administrative tribunals.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Community Involvement

  • Providing legal services to veterans applying for judicial review of decisions of Veterans Affairs
  • Volunteer, Law Help Ontario pro bono legal clinic

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2010
  • LLB, McGill University, 2009
  • MA, McGill University, 2004
  • BA (Hons.), McGill University, 2003