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
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
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
On February 6, 2018, Rob Boswell co-chaired the discussion at the OBA on "Effectively Navigating the Intersection of Insurance and Worke......MORE
- Best Lawyers in Canada, Workers’ Compensation Law (2012)
In November 2019, I reviewed a landmark decision of the WSIAT (Decision No. 1227/19) that, on an application by the employer to determine the right......MORE
A landmark decision of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT), Decision No. 1227/19, has taken away Judith Morningstar&rsqu......MORE
The WSIB has established an operational policy setting out guidelines for entitlement to, review of, and payment for medical cannabis under the Wor......MORE