Sally Penni

Sally Penni

Sally Penni MBE is a practising barrister at Kenworthys Chambers, Manchester, on the Northern Circuit. She is also a member of the CBA’s Social Mobility Committee. She is the Founder of Women in the Law UK, an author, public speaker and a radio broadcaster. You can follow her on Twitter at @sallypenni1.

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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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Justice for all; a mighty cause

In the battle of ideas and values which the maintenance of the rule of law involves, lawyers remain in the frontline

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