Rob Boswell Counsel

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Rob is counsel to CCP providing support to the firm’s clients primarily on Workplace Safety and Insurance matters.

Rob has appeared as counsel for employers in more than a thousand hearings before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and Appeals Tribunal. He has advised employers on related matters in grievance arbitrations, human rights proceedings, occupational health and safety proceedings, and disability litigation. Rob also acts as prosecuting counsel on compliance matters for the WSIB.

Rob has twice served as the chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s workers’ compensation section. In 2011, he became the 13th person to receive the section’s Ron Ellis Award recognizing leadership and excellence in workers’ compensation law in Ontario.  In 2012, Rob was included in the seventh edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Workers’ Compensation Law.

Rob brings a practical approach to addressing workplace safety and insurance issues, and regularly provides education and training to employers, human resources and occupational health professionals in this field. Rob frequently acts as a moderator on Lancaster House audio conferences which deal with a wide variety of current labour and employment topics.


Rob is a leader in the Workplace Safety and Insurance bar and regularly participates in continuing legal education programs for the Ontario Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, as well as several annual client based conferences and programs.

Oct 22, 2019

Rob Boswell to speak at the 30th Annual Schedule 2 Employers' Group Conference

On October 22, 2019, Rob Boswell will be speaking with Stephen Roberts of McTague Law at the 30th Annual Schedule 2 Employers' Group Con......MORE

Oct 03, 2019

Rob Boswell to speak at the Law Society of Ontario

On October 3, 2019, Rob Boswell will co-chair a Webcast Only continuing professional development program at the Law Society of Ontario on Ethi......MORE

Feb 06, 2018

Rob Boswell spoke at the Ontario Bar Association

On February 6, 2018, Rob Boswell co-chaired the discussion at the OBA on "Effectively Navigating the Intersection of Insurance and Worke......MORE

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  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Workers’ Compensation Law (2012)

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  • University of Victoria: LL.B. (1993)
  • University of Waterloo: Hon. B.Sc. (Liberal Science) (1990)

Volunteer Work

  • Research Ethics Board of Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie (2004 – present)


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