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Bev Simms

Partner - Commercial Property

DD: 01332 226484

Bev has been a lead partner in the commercial property team at Flint Bishop LLP since 2007. She has many years of real estate experience in both the private and public sector and can draw on her extensive technical knowledge and commercial acumen to drive transactions to their conclusion quickly and with the minimum of fuss. 

She is highly regarded within the East Midlands as being an expert in her field and has gained a reputation in the Education Sector, having acted as lead partner for a number of Colleges and Schools on several high profile multi-million pound development projects and more recently relating to academy conversions. 

Clients praise Bev for her in-depth technical knowledge, her understanding of commercial reality and her pragmatic and personable approach.Bev is recognised for her sound commercial advice by the Legal 500, an independent guide to legal firms within England and Wales.

Examples her experience in the Education Sector include:

  • Acquisition and disposal of landby schools - both freehold and leasehold including playing fields
  • Leases and land transfers- on academy conversions
  • Development projects -shared use agreements
  • Public/private land requirements- including the need for landlord’s and/or Secretary of State’s consent
  • Consolidation of property portfolios into various group structures

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