Besunder, Robert

Besunder, Robert

Lawyer and Mediator


Address: 5000 Yonge Street, Suite 1901, Toronto

Address: Ontario, M5H 3M7, Canada

Telephone: +1 416 594 1812

Locate on map : Locate on map

Website: Visit Website

Opening Hours:




Robert has focused his legal practice on insurance and personal injury litigation, with an emphasis on motor vehicle and medical malpractice cases, and with experience in representing both injured claimants and insurers.

Robert has represented clients before all levels of courts in Ontario, and has conducted trials on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants, before judges alone and juries. He has appeared numerous times before various tribunals including the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Social Security Tribunal, the Pension Appeals Board, the Ontario Municipal Board, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Coroner’s Inquests and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. He frequently represents clients in Alternative Dispute Resolution proceedings, and in particular, private mediations and arbitrations.

In March 2006, Robert was appointed as a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court, a division of the Superior Court of Justice, for the Central East Region. He has extensive experience in Dispute Resolution through both the Settlement Conference and trial processes.

Robert has a particular interest in legal research and writing, and was co-editor and contributor for a monthly newsletter, The O.I.C. Update, published in 1994 and 1995. He has contributed a chapter concerning practice before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board for the Personal Injury Practice Manual, published by LexisNexis Canada.

After graduation from McGill University’s Faculty of Law in 1989, Robert was called to the bar in Ontario in 1991. Prior to that, Robert obtained his Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Toronto in 1986.


Robert is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Toronto Lawyers Association, the York Region Law Association and the Advocates’ Society.

  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Examination for Discovery
  • Motions
  • Advertisement

    Have your say

    Had a great experience dealing with Besunder, Robert? Share how great it was.

    Suggested Links
    Business Owners

    Owner of Besunder, Robert? Click here to edit or enhance this listing.

    Get Listed for a review cost of US$9.99 with and get valuable exposure for your business.

    [ ]