Lawyer Bios

Hy Bergel, Founding Partner

Hy Bergel, Founding Partner

Hy Bergel, B.A. LLB., graduated from University of Toronto in 1966 and Osgoode Hall Law School in 1970.  He was called to the bar in 1972.

A former Provincial Court Deputy Judge, he has been practicing in the area of personal injury law for over 40 years.

As senior partner in the firm, Hy has been involved in precedent setting cases and has been instrumental in changing Ontario law as it relates to contingency fees.

You may be pleasantly surprised to reach him when you telephone Bergel, Magence LLP as he insists on being personally involved with new client intakes as often as he can be.

Hy has also been involved with numerous organizations and charities throughout his career.

He has been married to the same woman for 47 years, has 4 children and 15 grandchildren.


Tel: 416-665-2000 Ext. 211