Work and clients: Penny looks after the day-to-day tax affairs of a wide variety of corporate clients in such diverse fields as department stores, timber merchants, film and television companies and charities, as well a number of high net worth individuals. She provides advice on proposed transactions as well as completing year-end tax returns.
The route to Shipleys: Started with an accounting training contract in 1974, but switched to tax in 1978 as being "considerably more interesting". Worked in a top 20 practice for some years, specialising in Landed Estates, before joining Shipleys in 1988.
Memberships: Association of Taxation Technicians
Interests outside work: An enthusiastic gardener (weather permitting), maintains a number of Bonsai Trees. Also enjoys Crewel embroidery sometimes working from own designs and is an avid reader.