The Honourable Simon Fothergill

The Honourable Simon Fothergill
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The Honourable Simon Fothergill received a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in 1987 and a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1991. He was admitted to the Bars of Alberta and Yukon in 1992, the Bar of British Columbia in 1995, and the Bar of Ontario in 2006. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2013.

At the time of his appointment to the Federal Court Mr. Justice Fothergill was Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet and Counsel in the Privy Council Office. He had been with the Department of Justice Canada since 1991 in various positions, including Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Litigation and National Security Coordinator. From 1992 to 2009 he practised civil and criminal litigation with the Department of Justice and in private practice in Whitehorse, Vancouver and Ottawa.

Appointed Judge of the Federal Court, and ex officio, member of the Federal Court of Appeal, December 11, 2014. Address: Federal Court, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0H9.


Date Modified: 2015-11-23