Fiona is primarily involved in the media and entertainment industries, advising high-profile individuals and companies on issues of defamation, reputation protection, crisis management, harassment, privacy, data protection and copyright. Fiona also handles commercial disputes and has a broad range of experience across a variety of sectors. Fiona litigates, but wherever appropriate uses ADR to resolve disputes.
Before joining Simkins, Fiona spent eight years at a leading Scottish firm, Burness Paull LLP, and undertook secondments to Royal Bank of Scotland, BBC Scotland and FirstGroup.
Every lawyer I have worked with has been friendly, approachable and willing to listenChambers UK 2019
Huge effort, attention to detail and great concern for their clientsChambers UK 2017