Penelope has a particular interest in the media and technology sectors, in particular in intellectual property and internet law, having written about the liability of internet intermediaries and about the challenges of online copyright enforcement during her legal studies.
Prior to starting her training contract, Penelope spent two years working in privacy and defamation litigation, including aspects of internet law, data protection law, information law and cyber security. During this time Penelope also gained experience in judicial review litigation and assisted with litigation in the US and Commonwealth countries as well as in the UK.
Penelope has also completed seats in our Commercial Litigation, Employment and Corporate teams. She has particular experience in healthcare and insolvency litigation, a broad range of experience in contentious and non-contentious employment law and, having started her legal career as a paralegal in our Corporate team, experience across a wide variety of corporate matters including corporate restructures, share and asset sales and purchases, joint ventures, partnerships, shareholders' arrangements and corporate tax issues.
Penelope graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2012 with a 2:1 degree in Philosophy. She achieved a Distinction on the LPC through part time study whilst working full time as a media litigation paralegal.
Outside of work, Penelope enjoys badminton, cooking and hiking.