Simon McCleary has a broad civil litigation practice and provides advice and representation to clients with a view to obtaining result-oriented, practical, and cost-effective solutions.

Simon has worked with clients across a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, hospitality, financial services, oil and gas, telecom, and digital currency trading. He was recognized by Legal 500 Canada as a Rising Star in the area of dispute resolution for 2021.

Simon assists clients with commercial disputes, wrongful dismissal claims and other employment issues, franchise litigation, class actions, and injunction motions. Simon articled and spent six years practicing at a leading litigation firm in Calgary. He has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta, including as lead counsel at trial, and has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. He has represented clients at mediations and arbitrations, including at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to law school, Simon obtained a commercial studies degree from the University of Western Ontario, specializing in finance and administration. He also worked for the Business News Network (BNN) as a broadcast associate.