Penny is a partner in the private client and tax team.She focuses on estate planning for private clients in both the UK domestic and international arena. She is based in London after spending three years on secondment to Withers' offices in the US.
In her 23 years at Withers Penny's client base is primarily within three main areas: ‘non-doms' who are living in, or looking to relocate to, the UK; families living in the UK with US and UK issues who need help with their estate planning concerns; and international families who are looking for effective governance structures through which to organise the long term transition of wealth. In the latter context Penny's client base is mostly located in Latin America.
Penny is part of Withers' US/UK team in London and has developed US/UK estate planning models designed to demystify the complex arrangements that are required to avoid potential double taxation for families with US and UK connections.
Penny was one of just three Family and Private Client lawyers to be listed in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2015, a report which listed individuals working at the forefront of their practice areas.
Penny looks after her clients with great empathy whilst giving thoughtful and first-class advice.