The Law Society
Agricultural Law Association
European Landowners Organisation
Leisure Property Forum
Penny ElliottPartner, Private Client
Penny specialises in advising clients with multiple business interests on legal and strategic issues. She works with a range of clients; from overseas investors, institutional property owners, landed estates and high net worth individuals.
She provides clients with a comprehensive service, often drawing together a range of legal disciplines to deliver a commercial solution. Penny is able to draw upon her experience as a private client lawyer to identify opportunities and solutions that will benefit her client's private and commercial interests. She coordinates the requirements of her clients across the full range of legal specialisms and is noted by commentators for her understanding of how taxation and legal aspects relate to the business interests of her client. She has an exceptional understanding of the people behind the businesses.
Penny began her legal career advising farmers and landowners, she retains a great interest in the agricultural sector.
In addition, Penny has an established reputation as an advisor to the owner/operators of 5 star and boutique hotels. Her ability to advise across property and business matters is at the heart of the service she provides to her clients in this sector.
She is a director of the Fitzwilliam Museum Development Trust in Cambridge. She is a member of the Leisure Property Forum, the European Landowners Organisation and the CLA (London Branch Committee Member).
Penny is listed as a leading individual in the latest edition of the Legal 500 and Chambers HNW Guide. She is recognised by the Citywealth Leader list and is a Top 50 "Super Lawyer" 2013.
Awards and recognitions
"She just gets on with it. She is very good with clients, and she has the ability to drive the seller. She tends to know the solution before she gets to the problem.” Chambers UK, 2019
"Practical and straightforward" ... "a superb negotiator, great under pressure and someone to have in your corner." Chambers UK, 2017