Rebecca A. Sim

Associate | 

Rebecca Sim is an associate in the Litigation Group at Cassels. Rebecca offers experience on various types of corporate/commercial disputes, with a focus on securities litigation. Rebecca assists clients facing enforcement action by securities regulators and law enforcement at the investigative stage and throughout the enforcement actions on matters involving allegations of securities fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, illegal distributions, discretionary trading and money laundering. Rebecca has appeared in front of the British Columbia Provincial Court, the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the British Columbia Securities Commission.

Rebecca’s experience includes:

  • Acting for individuals and companies involved in protracted shareholder disputes;
  • Acting for market participants facing various enforcement actions in regulatory and criminal proceedings;
  • Advising resources companies on directors and officers liability and insurance matters; and
  • Advising management on workplace investigations, compliance assessments and the remediation and prevention of cyber breaches and loss of confidential information.

Rebecca graduated from the J.D. program at Western University where she was a member of the Dean’s Honour List and a recipient of the Law Society of Upper Canada Prize. During law school, Rebecca was the researcher for Western Law’s Gale Moot Cup team. Rebecca was an active member of her student community as a co-director of the Western Law Peer Support program, a Teaching Assistant for a Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy class, and a volunteer for both Pro Bono Students Canada and the Sport Solution Clinic. Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Honours Arts with a major in Legal Studies and a minor in Sociology from the University of Waterloo.

Prior to joining Cassels as an associate, Rebecca was a summer and articling student at the firm.