Petra Sharp > Ellisons Solicitors > Ipswich, England > Lawyer Profile

Ellisons Solicitors
WHERSTEAD, THE STREET
WHERSTEAD PARK
IPSWICH, SUFFOLK
IP9 2BJ
England

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Petra obtained her LLB (Hons) degree at Essex University before qualifying in 2002 at a niche commercial firm in London’s West end. Petra moved to work in Ipswich in 2003 and prior to joining Ellisons was a Partner at a large regional firm. Petra joined Ellisons as a Senior Associate in May 2019. 

Education

Petra obtained her LLB (Hons) degree at Essex University before qualifying in 2002 at a niche commercial firm in London’s West end. 

Leisure

Petra is a trustee of Iceni a charity based in Ipswich that aims to keep children out of care system and with families by treating parents/carers addictions.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in East Anglia

(Rising stars)

Petra SharpEllisons Solicitors

Ellisons Solicitors in Ipswich advises a large number of early stage investment clients on corporate matters in sectors such as online retail, as well as many owner-managed businesses from the local area in many industry sectors. The firm also has an impressive roster of large business clients for commercial law advice. The ‘succinct and swift‘ Jon Bloor is the lead partner in Ipswich, working in close collaboration with partners in Colchester and Chelmsford. Senior associate Petra Sharp joined from Gotelee Solicitors in 2019 and one clients describes her as ‘one of the best solicitors we have ever worked with‘.

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Essex

The corporate and commercial team at Ellisons Solicitors is well-regarded for its work on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and company restructures. As part of the international Alliott Group network, it is able to handle multi-jurisdictional transactions in tandem with accounting and law firms of equal repute. Names to note include department head Paul Forsyth, an expert in transactions arising from insolvency, and senior associate Petra Sharp.