Simon Sigler

SIMON SIGLER, LL.B. (HONOURS)
BARRISTER & SOLICITOR
ssigler@johnstonecowling.com
Telephone: 416-546-2103 ext. 303

Simon Sigler is an associate at Johnstone & Cowling LLP. Simon has a broad litigation practice with a particular focus on real estate litigation, commercial litigation, and property assessment appeals.

Simon obtained his law degree from The University of Edinburgh, graduating with full Honours. Prior to joining Johnstone & Cowling LLP, Simon practiced at a corporate boutique in Ottawa where he

practiced commercial and real estate litigation. Simon has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Civilian Contract Board of Appeals (Washington, DC) on various civil and commercial litigation matters.

Simon sits on the Ontario Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Executive as the Regional Representative. In this capacity, Simon has served on various legislative working groups, consulting the Attorney General of Ontario and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Simon additionally is a member of the Newsletter Committee and the Membership Committee.

Simon is a member of The Ottawa Mission Foundation – YPN Executive, where he facilitates the development of the Young Professionals Network and aids with the fundraising efforts of The Ottawa Mission Foundation, the charitable foundation of The Ottawa Mission homeless shelter.

Simon also co-founded WillowBee, a legal-tech company, which developed an artificial intelligence platform enabling Ontarians to build free, legal, and valid wills and powers of attorney. WillowBee was eventually acquired by a competitor in 2020.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Simon worked at an advertising agency in Toronto and as part of a legal team reviewing data-protection policies at a multi-national agency in London, U.K . He also spent time at a multinational consulting company in Seoul, Republic of Korea.