Simon J.C. Williams

Toronto: 416.865.7368
Fax 416.865.7380


BSc (Honours, Life Sciences), 2001
Queen’s University
LLB, 2004
University of Ottawa

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2005 New York, 2008


Simon’s practice focuses on corporate and structured finance. Simon has experience representing banks, hedge funds, institutional investors and other market participants with various debt offerings, structured and project finance transactions, and derivatives matters.

Representative Work

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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in derivative instruments (2021)


Too Big To Fail, 2.0

Criminal Interest Revisited: Apparent Immunity for Equity Kickers

Thomson Reuters’ Banking and Finance Law Review


Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Simon practiced in New York for five years in the Global Finance Group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP.