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. Prior to joining Three Crowns, Penny was a senior associate in an international arbitration practice of a leading international law firm in London.

Recent experience includes representation of:

  • 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.
  • A major European general industrial group in an ICC arbitration against a former Brazilian licensee.

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.