Penny is a senior associate in the London office with expertise in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, public international law and international human rights law.
Her recent experience includes representing: a consortium of oil & gas companies in an ICC arbitration with a Middle Eastern State concerning claims under a PSA; two Cypriot entities in an investment treaty dispute against a CIS state under the UNCITRAL Rules relating to the cancellation of licences under a changed regulatory regime; and a major European general industrial group in an ICC arbitration against a former Brazilian licensee.
Prior to joining Three Crowns, Penny was a senior associate in an international arbitration practice of a leading international law firm in London. Penny co-authored the leading text on the appointment of international judges entitled Selecting International Judges: Principle, Process and Politics (OUP: 2010, with Professor Philippe Sands QC, Professor Kate Malleson and Ruth Mackenzie) and conducted the 2010 International Arbitration Survey at the School of International Arbitration of Queen Mary, University of London. She is recognised in the Legal 500 UK for international arbitration.