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About Christine Simpson

Christine is an Associate in our Dispute Resolution group. She advises on a wide range of litigation and regulatory investigations, with a particular focus on the banking and financial services sector.  

Christine joined Freshfields in 2019 and is a member of the firm’s financial institutions disputes group. Christine has particular experience handling complex large scale, multi-party, multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation, as well as regulatory investigations.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Christine practised at a leading commercial law firm in Dublin, where her experience included working on multi-jurisdictional litigation arising from the Madoff fraud, and representing insurers in a subrogated claim litigated in the Irish Commercial Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Christine also spent time on secondment to a large Irish bank.


  • BCL, Law with Economics, University College Dublin
  • Law Society of Ireland (Professional Practice Course, Award for Civil Advocacy)
  • Solicitor qualified in England and Wales
  • Solicitor qualified in Ireland