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Sally Peni

Firm: Women In The Law UK
Country: United Kingdom - England

Practice Area: Criminal Litigation

  • Suite 39, 792 Wimslow Road
    Manchester
    M20 6UG
Sally is a high profile award winning Barrister.

She is founder of Women in the Law UK
"Women in the Law UK is about supporting the next generation of leaders in law and encouraging career progression through personal development. The next stage is to find a way for organisation to progress and improve social mobility in the profession and learn from our colleagues in business and other sectors."

Sally also sits as Non-Executive Director on a variety of boards bringing her experience and expertise in a variety of areas including governance, employment law & cyber security.

These boards include:
- Camberwell Park School - Governor (Vice Chair) & Chair of Standards Committee.

Charity & Community Work
Sally is a keen fundraiser supporting numerous local & national charities including Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. She is also the founder of a social enterprise "FMD" which is a community network that aims to connect the community and campaigns to end loneliness and isolation in the community.

Outside of this role she is also a Public Speaker, Leader, Radio Broadcaster & Contributor, Diversity Leader, Patron and Board Member 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.








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