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Background and industry experience

Chris joined Fisher German in 2003, having previously graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a Masters Degree in Land Economy and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. Chris is an Equity Partner of Fisher German and is based in our Market Harborough office.

Chris’s role is Head of Fisher German’s national Telecoms team. The team specialises in landlord transactional advisory and management work in respect of more than 5000 telecom sites throughout the UK. In addition, Chris’s client work focuses on specialist advice to a number of both private, public, institutional and PLC clients in the management and development of the asset value of their existing telecoms portfolios.

Chris has been in the telecoms industry for over 20 years and originally acted as an agent for what was then known as T-Mobile (now EE) before joining Fisher German. Chris has considerable knowledge and experience in a number of areas as follows:

- Electronic Communications Code advice
- Removal and relocation of Telecoms equipment
- Telecoms asset development and management
- Purchase and sale of Telecommunication lease investments
- Dispute Resolution

About me

What year did you start your job?
2003

Why did you join Fisher German?
Having met with a number of the partners, I was impressed by their passion and professionalism and I wanted to be a part of a business that was forging forwards and expanding.

What has been your favourite project and why?
I have enjoyed dealing with some very complex lift and shift negotiations of telecoms equipment to facilitate redevelopment of properties including a difficult case last year in Birmingham City Centre which was challenging but very rewarding and where I was able to use best powers of persuasion with the affected mobile operators to enable the project to be delivered on time and on budget.

Most admired, non-property brand?
Having met with a number of the partners, I was impressed by their passion and professionalism and I wanted to be a part of a business that was forging forwards and expanding. Most admired, non-property brand? Ripple, though I suspect not many people have heard of this Silicone Valley Fintech start-up who probably over time will revolutionise the way money is moved round the world

Top pastime?
Gardening with my wife and spending time in my favourite place, Norfolk. If I could I would move to the north coast of Norfolk!

Best holiday destination?
Croatia without a shadow of a doubt, though Tuscany in Italy is also beautiful and has much to offer.

Who would you like to be stranded in a lift with?
Boris Johnson as I’d just love to know what makes him tick!

What’s your favourite film of all time?
I’ve got so many, I don’t know where to start or, for that matter, finish.

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