Richard J. Worsfold



As at September 26 , 2016 Richard Worsfold has relocated his practice to Mills and Mills and can be reached there at :
Richard Worsfold
Mills and Mills LLP
2 St. Clair West Suite 700
Toronto Ontario
M4V 1L5
Phone No : 416-682-7113
Fax No : 416-863-3997

Called to the bar in 1985

Richard concentrates his practice in Estates Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Employment Law.

Richard's first objective is to attempt to negotiate an advantageous settlement for his clients whenever possible. Where settlement has not been possible, however, Richard has appeard in Ontario Courts at all levels.

Over the years, Richard has negotiated settlements in a wide variety of complex matters, including will challenges, traffic fatality cases, incapacity issues, shareholder rights disputes and wrongful dismissal claims.

When in Court, the Judgments Richard has won have been reported in legal reporting services across Canada.

Richard is also a trained mediator and offers his services as mediator to individuals and counsel in Toronto.

Richard was called to the bar in 1985 and has been a partner with Basman Smith LLP since 1992. When he is not practicing law, Richard serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Progress Place, a Toronto not-for-profit organization providing services to persons with severe and persistent mental illness.

Richard is married, and he and his wife, Susan, enjoy time at their cottage with thier dog.


Called to the bar in 1985
Client Testimonials

"Richard has represented me more than once and continues to. The most important thing I can say about Richard and his team is, they care about the person. "

Lisa Barbosa
March 1, 2011

"Richard is a consummate professional and extremely knowledgeable. He has provided me with guidance in my matters and has never been wrong. I trust him implicitly. I rely on him and never doubt his advice or his word. "

Robert Boyer
March 22, 2009


Mediation Website:

The following are Richard's Mediation Rates:

  • Half Day mediation (3 hours plus preparation): $1200
  • Full Day mediation (6 hours plus preparation) : $2400
  • Both rates include all preparation before the mediation. Hourly rate $400 an hour afterward.


Practice Areas



1 Dundas Street West,
Suite 2400 - Box 37
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z3

Phone: 416-860-1966

Fax: 416-860-1967

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