Karen is a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial department.
- She advises clients on a range of commercial projects and transactions with particular expertise in advising on bespoke contracts in the energy, waste and natural resources sector
- Karen is also Head of our Sports Team
Karen has been listed as a ‘leading individual‘ by the Legal 500 every year since 2015 where she is described as being “not only methodical but always remains calm during pressured situations.”
The 2022 guide stated “we would mention Karen Simms at Sintons in particular. Karen is extremely friendly, helpful and rigorous. She has responded to our enquiries speedily and effectively and introduced additional expertise from as necessary.”
The Chambers UK Guide described the Corporate team as having “Excellent service levels. They are very responsive and commercially minded.”
The corporate and commercial team won team of the year at the 2019 Northern Law Awards.
Key Practice Areas
- Energy, Renewables and Resources
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Intellectual Property
- Corporate Finance