Simon is also a senior litigator who, when not managing the firm, spends the rest of his time providing practical and effective advice to clients in a variety of matters. He counsels clients on alternate dispute resolution methods and represents them before all levels of court. He also regularly acts as counsel to numerous clients in the defence of insured matters involving product, property, professional and casualty liability. He also advises on all aspects of the law relating to insurance, policy interpretation and assessment of claims.
He has recently acted for a national telecommunications company in a significant contractual dispute and is currently acting in a variety of commercial disputes and in several matters involving First Nations. He is regularly appointed as a mediator and has recently mediated a number of construction, real estate and insurance disputes.
Simon obtained his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College in 1979 before attending and graduating from law school at the University of British Columbia in 1982. He articled at Bull Housser and has continued to practice at the firm his entire career.