Penny Sanders

Director - UK Financial Services Regulation
Gowling WLG

Penny Sanders has been supporting clients in the financial services industry since 2001: from initial considerations of whether a business needs authorisation to operate, through the authorisation process to acting as a trusted adviser on regulatory matters as the firm gets down to the business of building profits and a sound reputation.

Penny’s clients include investment and retail banks, insurers, exchanges, platforms, fund managers and intermediaries, challenger banks, blockchain startups, ICO issuers and retail credit providers.

An active Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and industry working parties, Penny remains immersed in the financial services sector as it evolves under the impact of European, UK and global regulation.

Penny was recognised in 2017’s prestigious Acritas Stars database as a ‘star lawyer’ and has written various articles that have been published in the media. Penny also contributed to Gowling WLG’s recent research report discussing the impact of blockchain on the financial services market.