Petra van Dijk

Petra van Dijk cropped
Associate
Office:
  • Banbury
Phone:
01295 204159
Email:
pvandijk@se-law.co.uk
Specialisms:
  • Disputes
  • Business Recovery & Insolvency
  • Personal Insolvency
  • Dispute Resolution

Petra heads up our Insolvency Team and is a member of the Dispute Resolution Team. She has a Dutch law degree and qualified as a solicitor in 2000. Petra joined Spratt Endicott in 2011 and was promoted to Associate in 2015.

Areas of Expertise

Petra provides advice on a broad range of commercial disputes, including those of a contractual and commercial nature; involving intellectual property rights; and shareholder and partnership disputes.

Petra deals with all aspects of insolvency related matters, her experience includes:

  • applying for administration orders on behalf of insolvent companies and creditors
  • negotiating administration and liquidation business and asset sale agreements
  • partnership insolvency
  • advising on Company & Individual Voluntary Arrangements
  • bankruptcy and winding-up petitions
  • injunctions to restrain presentation and advertisement of winding-up petitions
  • applications to set aside statutory demands
  • validation applications
  • breach of directors' duties claims, including misfeasance and wrongful trading
  • preference and transactions at an undervalue claims
  • bankruptcy annulment proceedings
  • suspension of discharge applications
  • claims involving the matrimonial home and possession proceedings
  • retention of title issues
  • enforcement of personal guarantees
  • company restoration
  • asset tracing and recovery, including freezing injunctions
  • debt recovery

Petra has extensive experience of acting for insolvency practitioners, companies, directors and individuals.

Professional Memberships, publications and interests:

  • Petra is a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2018-19
  • Petra is an associate of R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals
  • In her spare time Petra likes to read and swim. She also enjoys travel, whether on city breaks or family holidays. 
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