Siobhan is an enthusiastic advocate who empowers others. She consistently delivers meticulous work by applying her unique analytical insights to simplify and solve her clients’ problems.
Siobhan maintains a broad litigation practice with a special interest in administrative, constitutional, and regulatory law. In all areas, her bright ideas and passion for problem-solving ensure her clients are well served.
Prior to joining Conway, Siobhan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honourable Justice Judith Woods at the Federal Court of Appeal. From August 2021 to August 2023, she was on leave from the firm, first to serve as a judicial law clerk for the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, and then to complete her LL.M. at Harvard Law School. At Harvard, she wrote her graduate thesis on the tensions between judicial independence and judge-supportive artificial intelligence tools.
Siobhan earned her J.D. degree from Queen’s University, where she was awarded the Dean’s Gold Scholar Award and Medal in Law for highest overall academic standing. During her legal studies, Siobhan developed her advocacy skills and proficiency in constitutional and administrative law as an expert mooter, placing as a top-ten oralist in both the Wilson Moot and the Laskin Moot. Before that, Siobhan obtained her Bachelor of Science in Physics from St. Francis Xavier University, where she won awards for her research in computational modelling of materials.
Outside of the office, Siobhan enjoys all things art-related. She plays the piano, engages in various styles of dance, and sings in an Ottawa-based choir. She is also a seasoned coxswain and volunteer coaches with the Ottawa Rowing Club in the summer.
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Law Society of Ontario
- County of Carleton Law Association
Professional Achievement and Community Involvement
- 2019 | Medal in Law, for the highest overall standing upon graduation
- 2019 | Dean’s Gold Scholar Award, for the highest standing among third year students
- 2018 | Dean’s Silver Scholar Award for the second-highest standing among second year students
- 2018| Queen’s Law Prize in Competition Law
- 2017 | Queen’s Law Prize in Trademarks
- 2017 | Law Student Society Spark Award
- 2017 | Aird & Berlis LLP Student Award for Overall Academic Achievement
- 2017| Queen’s Law Prize in Property
- 2017 | Law 1965 Award