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, such as mediation. She has expertise in cartel and competition damages claims, including collective actions.

Her experience ranges across Osborne Clarke’s key sectors, such as workforce solutions, renewables and construction and engineering disputes, with a particular focus on tech, media and comms, including cyber-security/data breaches and defamation.

Penny has worked on a variety of major arbitrations under the principal institutional rules and is familiar with the civil code environment of Middle East-based disputes.

Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Penny worked at management level in both public and private sector organisations and knows well what it feels like to sit in the client’s seat. She also has in-house legal experience, having spent six months in the Commercial department of a global telecoms provider.