Simon Kim

Mr. Kim joined Kapoor Barristers as an associate in 2024.

Mr. Kim joined Kapoor Barristers as an associate in 2024.

Mr. Kim graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. After graduation, he obtained a Master of Arts at the Centre of Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto, where he conducted independent quantitative research delving into youth’s perception of the police.

Mr. Kim earned his law degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. In law school, he was an Associate Editor of the University of Toronto Law Review and a Student Executive of the Criminal Law Students’ Association. He also gained valuable clinical experience as a caseworker at the Family Law Division of Downtown Legal Services. In addition, Mr. Kim was involved in a research project that laid the foundation for the Canadian Registry of Wrongful Convictions, a national database that critically examines the frailties of our justice system and the unspeakable harm suffered by innocent lives as a result.

Before joining Kapoor Barristers, Mr. Kim articled at a well-respected criminal defence firm based in Toronto. He assisted senior counsel with serious matters at both trial and appellate level. Following his call to the bar in 2023, Mr. Kim returned to the firm as an associate with a particular focus on appellate litigation. He has appeared in all levels of court in the province, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario where he argued appeals alongside senior counsel.