Petra Billing > DLA Piper > Sheffield, England > Lawyer Profile

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London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Mining and minerals

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Petra Billing – DLA Piper

DLA Piper has a reputable national practice which has ‘knowledge of all aspects of minerals law and the minerals industry’ and is led by Sheffield-based Petra Billing. The group handles significant cross-border work and acts for sovereign states, including the Republic of Guinea, and large companies such as Tata Steel UK. Birmingham-based Roger Collier is also a key member of the group, with over two decades of experience in mineral exploration and acquisition matters. In London, Sarah Thomas handles non-contentious construction mandates, including mining projects.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Property litigation

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Petra BillingDLA Piper

DLA Piper‘s team includes the ‘exceptionalPetra Billing, who is experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate litigation, particularly landlord and tenant, lease renewals, dilapidations claims and forfeiture proceedings. Billing co-heads the practice with John Kittle, who specialises in commercial landlord and tenant matters and portfolio management. Directors Peter Gardner and Rob Shaw are also highly regarded.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Transport

The transport practice at DLA Piper has a regional focus, acting on high-profile rail, bus and airport infrastructure work for public sector and local authority clients. Robert Smith oversees the practice in Leeds and advises national clients on cross-border tenders, commercial contracts and rail regulatory matters. Co-head Petra Billing is the key name for dispute resolution mandates, specialising in property litigation. The core team also includes Ben Peecock, who advises on procurement issues. The group has a growing aviation practice and has British Airways as a key client.