Petra van Dijk

Director, Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

Banbury office

Petra is an experienced Dispute Resolution and specialist Insolvency Solicitor, with over 20 years post qualification experience.

She deals with all types of commercial disputes, contentious probate and both contentious and non-contentious insolvency related matters. Petra acts for a wide range of clients, ranging from large national corporates to owner managed businesses, private individuals and insolvency practitioners.

Petra prides herself on giving pragmatic and commercial advice, and on being approachable and personable.

Outside of work, when not out and about with her daughter and pony, Petra likes to read and spend time in the garden.

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What clients say about Petra

“Petra Van Dijk is a very thorough and capable solicitor, an asset to the team and a well-versed insolvency lawyer.”
Client, The Legal 500 2024
“Petra Van Dijk has a strong technical skill in insolvency and a good reputation with IPs. Insolvency practitioners have particular commercial imperatives which Petra understands.”
Client, The Legal 500 2024
“Petra Van Dijk is a talented insolvency lawyer with a great manner, and is very protective of her clients.”
Client, The Legal 500 2024
“The service I received from Petra was incredible and so positive. Thank you for your advice, and for being so human throughout the process.”
Mr C. Brackley/Client 2023
“I would like to extend my gratitude to you personally for the resolution of my long standing dispute. Your professional and knowledgeable advice saved me many thousands of pounds and prevented an uncertain future outcome. Thank you.”
Client 2023
“Thank you for SE-Solicitors taking on my dispute case and to the successful conclusion. From the reception, to Nicky your secretary, and yourself, you all dealt with me in a very professional way and it is all thanks to your team.”
Mr Bunce, Brackley/Client 2023
“Please accept my sincere thanks for all the work you have done on our behalf. It has been both refreshing and reassuring to be the recipient of such efficiency and diligence.”
T Miall, Duns Tew/Client 2023
“At this time I would like to acknowledge your patience and your tenacity in achieving this result. It has been a pleasure working with you and I really do appreciate that we have achieved a perfect result.”
“Petra was a breath of fresh air in a very difficult situation (for me). She was sympathetic and effective.”
Mr Wood, Chipping Norton
“Attentive pragmatic advice delivered with a friendly client led approach.”
The Legal 500 2023

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Petra van Dijk, Dispute Resolution, Insolvency at SE Solicitors