Simone Livshits

Simone Livshits

Articling Student

Contact Information

tel: 416.646.3889




  • Dalhousie University, J.D.
  • McGill University, B.Sc.



Simone received her J.D. from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from McGill University in 2018.

At Dalhousie, Simone held various positions on the executive team of Dalhousie’s OUTLaw Society, including Co-Chair. Simone also served as a Peer Mentor for first-year students. Additionally, she volunteered on multiple Pro Bono Dalhousie projects, including assisting the Nova Scotia Access to Justice Clinic and the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia in its Small Claims Court Application for Self-Represented Litigants.

During her articles, Simone will be working with the Litigation, Labour & Employment, Pensions & Benefits, and Competition groups.

  • 2021 Schulich Scholarship in Law
  • 2020 Alistair Fraser Award in Real Estate Transactions
  • 2020 Schulich Scholarship in Law
  • 2019 W.S. O’Hara Prize in Criminal Law
  • Dean’s List (2018-2019)

  • Pro Bono Dalhousie – Access to Justice Free Legal Clinic, Student Volunteer
  • Pro Bono Dalhousie – Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia’s Public Navigator Project for Small Claims Court, Student Volunteer

  • Canadian Bar Association Member

  • Emotional Eating and Weight Regulation: A Qualitative Study of Compensatory Behaviours and Concerns, Journal of Eating Disorders, volume 6, number 23, September 2018.
  • Emotional Eating in Normal Weight Adults: Insights from Qualitative Interviews, International Conference on Eating Disorders, Chicago, April 2018.