Penny is a policy consultant and trainer specialising in mental health and capacity law, a member of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council and a former Mental Health Act Commissioner. She was Specialist Advisor to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Draft Mental Capacity Bill and prepared a major part of the Code of Practice on the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Elder Law Journal (Jordans), Editor
Mental Health Tribunals: Law, Policy and Practice (The Law Society 2013), Co-author
Mental Capacity: The new law (Jordans 2006), Co-author
Court of Protection Practice (Jordans 2011), Co-author
The Law Society/BMA guidance on Assessment of Mental Capacity (Law Society 3rd ed. 2010), Co-author
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