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Spratt Endicott

52-54 THE GREEN, SOUTH BAR STREET, BANBURY, OX16 9AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01295 204000
Fax:
Fax 01295 204010
DX:
24204 BANBURY-1
Email:
Web:
www.se-law.co.uk
Banbury, Bicester

Petra van Dijk

Tel:
Work 01295 204159
Email:
Spratt Endicott

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Insolvency; Disputes; Dispute Resolution

Associate - with extensive experience in advising insolvency practitioners, businesses and individuals in respect of insolvency matters.

Petra is an experienced insolvency lawyer, who advises on both contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters. Examples of recent workload include advising an administrator with regard to the sale of assets; obtaining an injunction against advertisement of a disputed petition; obtaining a validation order pursuant to section 127 of the  Insolvency Act 1986;  application to suspend automatic discharge from bankruptcy, application for examination under section 366 of the Insolvency Act 1986; advising liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy in respect of possible misfeasance, transactions at an undervalue and preference claims; assisting trustees in bankruptcy with regard to realising their interest in the matrimonial home; and providing guidance to directors of companies in financial difficulty in respect of the wrongful trading provisions set out in the Insolvency Act 1986.

In addition, Petra provides advice on a broad range of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, shareholder disputes and disputes which involve consumer law.

Career

Trained Spearing Waite; qualified 2000. Wright Hassall (2005); Spratt Endicott (2011), Associate since 2015

Languages

Dutch

Member

Associate of R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professional.

Education

Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands;
De Montfort Universit.

Leisure

Reading, swimming, travel.


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Spratt Endicott offers 'very good expertise at competitive rates' in commercial and IP disputes. The practices' recent caseload included defending a passing off claim and advising on breach of trust claims, enforcement and the right to terminate agreements. The group also is able to draw expertise from other departments to advise on banking and finance, property and insolvency-related disputes. David Whiting is the main litigation partner, also of note are associates Kyle Wyness and Petra van Dijk for contentious property and insolvency matters.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

The insolvency team at Spratt Endicott's Banbury office deals with formal insolvency proceedings, as well as offering advice on debt restructuring and finance. Although the team is best known for contentious work, it also undertakes non-contentious work, working closely with the firm's Debt Recovery team. The team’s experience in working with creditors and insolvency practitioners means it is ideally placed to advise debtors and companies who face creditor claims or claims brought by insolvency practitioners. With a 'comprehensive knowledge of insolvency law', associate Petra van Dijk heads the team,

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