Petra van Dijk > Spratt Endicott > Banbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Spratt Endicott
OX16 9AB
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Insolvency; Disputes; Dispute Resolution

Senior 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.


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




Associate of R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professional.


Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands;
De Montfort Universit.


Reading, swimming, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Spratt Endicott handles commercial disputes for a wide array of various clients but with a particular focus on professional services companies. The team is led by John Spratt , and in Anis Waiz has a specialist in finance and banking disputes. Senior associate Petra van Dijk handles IP and shareholder litigation.

South East > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

The team at Spratt Endicott draws on expertise from the corporate, employment and property litigation practices to advise clients in areas of contentious and transactional insolvency matters. Practice head Petra van Dijk‘s contentious experience includes defending winding-up petitions, transactions at an undervalue, applications for administration orders and freezing orders.