1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1988 (QC)
Simon is a partner and member of BLG’s Construction Group and International Trade and Arbitration Group. He practices commercial and construction litigation and specializes in complex cases. He has been involved as lawyer or arbitrator in several large-scale disputes, nationally and internationally, concerning major infrastructural projects ranging from electrical power plants to highways and bridges, aluminum smelters, petrochemical plants, gas pipelines, hospitals, and stadiums. He is an author and guest speaker on the topics of construction law, the law of evidence, and arbitration. Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada and recognized as well by Chambers Canada, Who's Who Legal: Canada, and the InternationalWho's Who of Construction Lawyers. Simon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. He serves regularly as a trainer in workshops for younger lawyers on the art and techniques of trial advocacy. Graduated from McGill University Law School with a BCL and LLB and from the University of London (LSE and UCL) with an LLM in international business transactions. Called to the Quebec Bar in 1988.