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Penny Howe KC has expertise in cases involving death and non-accidental injuries, allegations of serious sexual abuse, factitious and induced illness, child trafficking, and cross-examining expert and vulnerable witnesses. In private law, Penny acts in disputes between parents and other significant adults, including cases involving serious harm and internal and international relocation. Penny also has considerable experience in proceedings relating to press injunctions arising out of public law proceedings.
Penny was a member of the RCVS’ Preliminary Investigation Committee from 2013 to 2018. From 2014 to 2017 (and the employment of case examiners), Penny was a lay Chair of the GDC’s Investigating Committee. From 2016-2017, Penny was a Deputy Chair of the GOC’s Investigating Committee. Since 2015, Penny has been a lay member of the GOC’s Fitness to Practise Committee.
Penny has been a legal assessor for the NMC since 2016 and was recently appointed a legal assessor for the HCPC.