Simon’s practice concentrates on outsourcing, other complex services arrangements and procurement. He advises enterprises whose businesses rely on technology and complex services. He also advises technology suppliers ranging from large established software providers to early stage technology companies. He leads a team providing innovative legal services models to the firm’s high growth technology clients pursuing a wide variety of cutting edge technology and business models, including FinTech, artificial intelligence, data analytics, Blockchain, AgTech and eHealth. Simon has been lead counsel on projects across a broad range of industry verticals, including the technology, banking, pension, investment, healthcare, energy, telecommunication and retail sectors. He also advises on selling to governments. Simon is often engaged to assist clients with complex interpretations of services agreements, including recently in connection with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on contractual performance.
Simon writes and lectures on various areas of technology law, both in public forums, firm seminars and client education venues. He is a past President of the Canadian Information Technology Law Association (IT.Can).