The Law Society

Agricultural Law Association


European Landowners Organisation

Leisure Property Forum

Penny Elliott

Consultant, Private Client

Penny is a Consultant in Forsters Private Client team. She 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 ranked in the 'Hall of Fame' in the latest edition of The Legal 500, having previously been recognised as a 'Leading Individual'. She is also noted as a 'Senior Statesperson' in the current edition of Chambers UK Guide as well as a 'Top Recommended Lawyer' in the Spear's 500 2023 directory.

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"Penny Elliott is an industry giant in the rural affairs space, a great lawyer and very effective." Chambers UK Guide, 2024
"She has clearly been at the top of her game for many years. She knows what she's doing and has a good client base." Chambers UK Guide, 2023
"They seamlessly blend their legal and commercial expertise and advice, and bring confidence and transparency to each interaction."
Chambers HNW Guide, 2021