Petra handles all aspects of private client law including wills, trusts, probate, estate and tax planning as well as mental capacity issues, powers of attorney and Court of Protection work.

She frequently advises attorneys and deputies on issues relating to the provision of care for the elderly and vulnerable people.

Petra has a special interest in Charity Law and advises local charities, social enterprises and individuals on a range of issues.

Petra is an animal lover and keenly interested in all aspects of animal law and welfare issues in the UK and abroad. She is a member of the Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare and volunteers with the RSPCA and The Cinnamon Trust.

She is also a member of the Charity Association, Solicitors for the Elderly and British Veterinary Association.

Petra joined the firm in 2007 after relocating from London to the Lake District. She is based predominately in our Lake District Office, but also handles work emanating from our busy London office.

In her spare time Petra enjoys her volunteering activities, outdoor sports, reading and travel.