Sally Penni MBE


Sally Penni

Sally is a high profile award winning Barrister.
Outside of this role she is also a Public Speaker, Radio Broadcaster & Contributor, Diversity Leader, Patron and Board Member, keen fund raiser for charities and most importantly a Proud Mother of three.

She leads on, champions and supports a wide range of diversity related initiatives and projects. This is done as voluntary work across a number of diversity strands (such as gender, ethnicity and social background & well being at the Bar.)

Regularly speaking and spearheading change on this important issues at various forums and conferences including at the House of Lords.

 She is passionate in her support for Women in Business and leadership and has written about diversity and related issues. Believing in the need to start early she provides free, inspirational talks to thousands of school children and university students annually as well as leadership mentoring & coaching to students and young professionals in her spare time.

 Sally is school governor and believes everyone should have the opportunity of a solid, rounded education, also actively sponsoring development opportunities for her mentees whenever she can.


Sally presents, “Talking Law” with 45,000 listeners and downloaders, profiling leading figures in UK law as they discuss the highs and lows of their career plus the challenges and realities of the legal profession. From Women in the Law UK womeninthelawuk.com