Chris qualified as a Solicitor in 1981 following the conclusion of her training contract in Leicester. She joined Arnold Thomson in 1990, having previously worked with Mike Thomson at Shoosmith & Harrison in Northampton. Her particular expertise lies in commercial property matters generally. Ranked as a Leading Individual in her chosen field of Commercial Property by Chambers & Partners UK, Chris has developed enviable experience and proficiency in property development: both commercial and residential, option agreements and commercial tenancies including telecommunication agreements. She is highly respected and regarded in the commercial property field by clients and professional contacts alike.
According to Chambers UK, Chris “gets on well with clients and maintains a good reputation in rural renewable energy projects”.
“Christine Simkins deals with commercial property matters, including property development and option agreements. She has experience assisting landowners and farmers with telecommunications agreements.”
Outside of work, Chris loves spending time with her family, walking her dog and travelling.