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About Simon

Simon's practice focuses on financial services in the areas of banking and commercial lending transactions, including debt financing, acquisition finance, project finance and related transactional work. He also assists clients with general corporate and commercial matters.

Simon primarily works in the energy, oil and gas and related services industries, but also has experience representing both borrowers and lending institutions in connection with secured and unsecured financing transactions, including both bilateral and syndicated loan transactions. He also has experience in general bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Prior to joining Blakes, Simon worked as an account manager at a western Canadian bank and as a summer student in the legal department of a mid-size oil and gas company.

Awards & Recognition

Simon is recognized in the following publication:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2024 (Banking and Finance Law)
Professional Activities

Simon is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Calgary Bar Association.


Admitted to the Alberta Bar – 2017
Juris Doctor, University of Calgary – 2016
Bachelor of Commerce (With Distinction, Major: Finance, Minor: Business Economics and Law), University of Alberta – 2011

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