Petra has experience in all aspects of commercial real estate litigation and dispute resolution including landlord and tenant, lease renewals, rent review, dilapidations claims, forfeiture proceedings, contractual disputes relating to land and nuisance issues.

Petra has a particular specialism in advising minerals clients for which she is particularly renowned. She provides advice on issues such as the Mining Code, restoration and aftercare, royalty issues and minerals lease interpretation.

Petra works closely with her transactional, environmental and planning colleagues to provide commercial and pragmatic advice to those with any interest in land or property. Her clients are varied and include private and public limited companies, educational institutions, developers, house builders, local authorities, rail franchisees and minerals operators.

Petra is Head of the Mining sector for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is the Office Managing Partner for Sheffield.

Petra is also a trustee on the board of St Luke's Hospice a charity based in Sheffield which supports the palliative care needs of the people of Sheffield.