Petra Teacher

Year of Call 2006

Professional Practice

Petra practises in all areas of Family Law, with a particular focus on matrimonial finance (including nuptial agreements) and private law Children Act matters (including claims under Schedule 1).

  • Recommendations

    ''She has incredibly impressive judgement, she is objective, she's got great poise and she's a superb advocate. Intensely meticulous in her preparation and economic in the way she uses language, she focuses on the issues in a case and is delightful to work with.''
    Chambers and Partners 2018
    "She is increasingly impressive and authoritative."
    Chambers and Partners 2017
    "She is one of the very best junior counsel at her level. She is sensible, pragmatic and clearly very bright." "She has a relaxed and confident advocacy style. She is mature beyond her years and that reassures clients."
    Chambers & Partners 2016
    Regularly handles high-value disputes, many of which are international in nature. Expertise: "She's always done a very good job, and she offers very thorough, sensible and practical advice."
    Chambers & Partners 2015
    "Thorough and prepared to fight her client's corner."
    Chambers & Partners 2014
    “Confident and self-assured". She "dispenses sound advice which is neither too robust nor too wishy-washy, and produces excellent documents."
    Chambers & Partners 2013
    “Great things are expected of her”. “She has a wide practice that is flying forward pretty fast”
    Chambers & Partners 2012
  • Notable Cases

    • Giggs v Giggs
      [2017] EWHC 822
    • Y v Y (Financial Orders: Inherited Wealth)
      [2013] 2 FLR 924
    • Re G (Abduction: Withdrawal of Proceedings, Acquiescence, and Habitual Residence)
      [2008] 2 FLR 351
  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Petra regularly lectures on the law and procedure relevant to financial remedy proceedings.

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