Penny Paddle

Penny Paddle

Joint Managing Partner
Head of Corporate and Commercial Law

London: 0203 7456535 · Truro: 01872 672072
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Penny trained at City of London law firm, Mayer Brown and qualified into the Corporate Group in 1994 where she handled a mixture of Corporate and Commercial work for blue chip companies and household names. From there she went on to head up the UK In-House Legal team for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for e-commerce provider, GE Information Services where her responsibilities included setting up Joint Ventures with local partners throughout the EMEA region and licensing e-commerce solutions.

In 2004 she went back into private practise as a partner at C J Hough LLP, advising of all aspects of Corporate and Commercial work. Penny has spent the last 5 years working as a Consultant Lawyer prior to joining up with Verona Cocks to set up Paddle & Cocks LLP.

Penny advises on all aspects of Corporate & Commercial law including:

  • Acquisitions, Disposals and Mergers
  • Group Restructuring
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Equity
  • Shareholders’ and Partnership Agreements
  • Company incorporation
  • Technology and Media
  • Development Agreements
  • Supply Agreements
  • Terms of Business
  • GDPR
  • Intellectual Property & Software/App Development & Licensing
  • Franchising
  • Distribution
Her clients are based both nationally across the UK and internationally, including the US and various EEU countries.

Recent work includes advising:

  • on the de-merger of a law firm;
  • on an asset purchase of the business of the provision of independent ambulances to private patients, private health care providers and the National Health Service
  • a Skiwear company on first round private equity funding;
  • a national print and distribution company on the implementation of GDPR;
  • on the sale of Intellectual Property of a well known design brand in the lighting sector.