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Penny Chenery has practiced as a real estate professional for over 15 years and focuses on providing advice to property developers, corporate clients and individuals on all aspects relating to real estate matters and developments, including implementation strategies relating to the acquisition and disposition of real estate.


She acts for corporate real estate companies as well as companies with large real estate portfolios such as :

  • First National Bank

  • BP Southern Africa

  • One Property Holdings

  • Telkom

  • The Enigma Group; and

  • Zenprop Holdings


Penny has been involved in a number of new developments in Johannesburg:

  • Industrial developments such as Newport Business Park in Kyasands, The Stewards Industrial Park and Apex Industrial in Benoni 

  • Residential and mixed-use developments such as Arts on Main, Main Street Life, Revolution House, The Main Change, Rocket Factory are all situated within the Maboneng District on the east-side of Johannesburg 

  • Sectional and full title residential developments such as Ballantyne, West End  and Anika in Bryanston, Eternity in Rivonia, and Ascot Estate/The Stewards in Benoni


Recently the firm received the Property and Construction Team of the Year award from African Legal Awards for our involvement in the Maboneng District mixed-use development, one of Penny’s projects.


She provided legal advice to the developers in respect of subdivisions, consolidations and sectional title development regarding the buildings acquired and re-developed within the precinct



Real Estate




20172019 Recommended in Legal 500 Real Estate
Property and Construction Team of the Year award from African Legal Awards

20182023 Recognised in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Real Estate Law




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Penny Chenery

Director & Head of Real Estate


+27 11 775 6334


+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Real estate

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