Roberto Ghignone

Roberto Ghignone  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Roberto Ghignone is a senior associate in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. A member of the Insurance and Tort Liability and the Health Law Group, Roberto has acted and assisted on files and in trials before the Small Claims Court and the Superior Court as well as Divisional Court Appeals and Federal Court Judicial Review Hearings.  He has also appeared before administrative tribunals.

Roberto assists clients with defending a wide variety of claims including bodily injury, property damage, professional negligence, and medical malpractice. This includes providing initial review of claims and defences to determine their strengths and weaknesses, and assisting clients with oral and documentary discovery processes.

Roberto also advises clients in all sectors with respect to their obligations under privacy law including freedom of information legislation, the Personal Health Information Protection Act, and Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL).  This includes reviewing access to information requests, reviewing policies, and assisting organizations response to privacy breaches.

Roberto completed his articles with BLG, is fluent in Italian, and enjoys soccer in his free time.

Representative Work

  • Represents major insurance companies before all levels of court.
  • Advises healthcare providers with respect to malpractice litigation and compliance with statutory obligations.
  • Provides privacy law advice and training to clients in all sectors.

Publications & Presentations