Outstanding service and winning results for over 45 years.


Toronto, Canada

372 Bay Street Suite 1100
Toronto, ON M5H 2W9
t – 416 . 363 . 3100
f – 416 . 363 . 1379
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Our Services

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Accident Benefits
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Fire and Property Loss Claims
  • Fraud Investigation and Claims
  • Products Liability
  • Disablility and Life Insurance Claims
  • Lawyers’ Professional
    Negligence Claims

Sheldon A. Gilbert, Q.C. – Partner (Retired)


Sheldon Gilbert, Q.C. (Retired)  is a partner and founder of Gilbert Kirby Stringer LLP. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1969 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981.

Sheldon is an able and experienced trial and appellate advocate who has represented clients in various courts and forums in a variety of personal injury and insurance litigation matters. He has conducted well over 125 civil jury trials in personal injury actions and has over 80 reported non-jury cases.  He has appeared regularly in both the Superior Court of Ontario and the Court of Appeal for Ontario appearing as counsel in many precedent setting and reported cases.

Sheldon was appointed by the Minister of Health to the Ontario Review Board in 1996 and served as an Alternate Chair of the Ontario Review Board from 1997 to 2003, while continuing his full-time civil litigation practice.

He has appeared as a guest speaker and panelist on various continuing legal education programmes relating to insurance and personal injury litigation issues.  He has served as a member of the Faculty in the Law Society Continuing Education Special Lecture Series in Personal Injury Law, various Advocate Society panels and Canadian Institute forums on litigating personal injury damages.

Sheldon has been named annually by his peers to “The Best Lawyers in Canada” in the area of Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation.  He is listed as “Consistently Recommended” by his peers in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory of Leading Practitioners in the area of Personal Injury and “Repeatedly Recommended” in the area of Commercial Insurance Litigation.

Sheldon was selected as 2014 honouree by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association for his leadership of the Personal Injury Bar.


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