Hal P. Rolph

Partner Toronto, T: 416.869.2505 C: 416.574.5742 F: 416.862.8247

Joannah Botelho-Ferreira, Law Clerk Assistant 416.862.8280 x258 jbotelho-ferreira@mathewsdinsdale.com


Bar admission

Law Society of Ontario


Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
Middlebury College, B.A.

Membership and affiliations

Canadian Bar Association


Hal has been practising workplace law for over 40 years since 1978. Before joining Mathews Dinsdale in 2006, Hal was a partner at a major national full service law firm and also spent more than five years at the Ontario Ministry of Labour where he was lead counsel in prosecuting occupational health and safety offences and representing the Ministry in employment standards and human rights proceedings.

Hal offers expertise as counsel for employers in arbitration hearings, before labour relations boards, human rights tribunals and in court proceedings involving wrongful dismissals, prosecutions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other regulatory statutes, appeals and judicial reviews. He also acts as a spokesperson for employers in collective agreement negotiations and provides advice on a broad range of employment law and labour relations matters.

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