Penny is an Associate Director in the London Commercial Disputes team, which she joined in 2012 after training at Osborne Clarke.

Penny acts on domestic and international disputes conducted through both arbitration and civil litigation, as well as advising on alternative approaches to dispute resolution to meet her clients' objectives. These include formal mechanisms such as mediation, and commercial approaches that minimise cost. She has particular expertise in cartel and competition damages claims, including collective actions, and is familiar with the challenges of cross-border disputes and litigation involving multiple jurisdictions and proceedings.

Penny also has extensive experience in negotiating and managing third party litigation funding arrangements, and has advised on such agreements as an independent third party.

Her practice ranges across Osborne Clarke’s key sectors, with a particular focus on tech, media and comms, including contentious data privacy issues, and contingent workforce solutions. She is also a qualified Solicitor Advocate.

Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Penny worked at management level in both public and private sector organisations and also has in-house legal experience, having spent six months in the Commercial department of a global telecoms provider.