Sally Penni

Sally Penni

Sally Penni MBE is a barrister at Kenworthy’s Chambers, Manchester, a Bencher at Gray’s Inn and author and host of podcast Talking Law (100k listeners). Sally is Founder and Chair of Women in the Law UK: www.womeninthelawuk.com

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The book club habit

For a good means of escapism, get hooked on a book club – advises Sally Penni

21 January 2022

A rounded advocate: Sally Penni MBE

Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her services to diversity in the workplace, social mobility and law, Sally Penni MBE talks about her projects outside the courtroom and her driving forces

21 October 2020

Equal to everything: Lady Hale

Long-time legal doyenne, the ground-breaker from Yorkshire has crossed cultures and been honoured in the ‘Vogue 25’ cast of inspiring leaders. Lady Hale discusses her career, parking self-doubt and the diversity challenge

20 March 2019

Theatre review: Learned Friends

Learned Friends, a Ginny Davis Production
9 June 2018, Manchester Crown Court, Minshull Street
Percentage of ticket sales to The British Red Cross Society Manchester Emergency Fund set up following the Manchester Arena Attack in 2017
Birminghamfest 2016 Best Original Piece

27 July 2018

An extraordinary day in the life of... Sally Penni

Sally Penni, barrister and mum of three, is trying to do things differently when out of court. Here, the Joint Vice Chair of the Association of Women Barristers and founder of Women in the Law UK shares a typical day in her life and practice

I wake up at 6am to the Today programme on BBC Radio 4. It’s my best source of information.

23 January 2018
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Seeking a bright future for the Bar

Sam Townend KC explains the Bar Council’s efforts towards ensuring a bright future for the profession

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