Petra Sharp

Petra Sharp

Practice Areas

Corporate and commercial law are my areas of expertise so whether you are a company, partnership, charity or sole trader, I can help you.

These include:


I qualified in 2002 having trained in a niche commercial law practice in London’s West End. I remained at the firm following qualification and had exposure to a range of clients from individual sole traders through to listed companies. Work included purchases as well as commercial contracts and company advice. I moved back to East Anglia in 2003 and joined Gotelee at that time. Following a move to a local competitor in 2006 I have now re-joined Gotelee as a Partner and continue to undertake a broad range of corporate and commercial work.
I believe that in order to be able to give clear accurate and appropriate advice to my clients, it is essential that I know their business not least for the prevention of later problems. By knowing the business and its aims I am best placed to assist you in managing your legal risk.

Industry Sectors

I assist all businesses from Companies, Partnerships, Charities and sole traders.

Other Information

The Legal 500 which is an impartial view on legal service provides says (2015): Gotelee Solicitors provides ‘excellent service at a reasonable cost, and compares well with higher-profile firms’. Clients praise Petra Sharp’s ‘first class ability to communicate complex terminology in a language that is easy to understand’.

I have also been “Highly recommended”  in the Legal 500 2013/2014 edition.

Advise on contracts worth £335m for healthcare provision.

“Well regarded among peers and leads on a variety of corporate cases” – Chambers and Partners 2013

In my spare time I like to keep fit and enjoy boxing.

A trustee of Iceni Ipswich, a well known charity who work with families in the heart of the local community to both individuals with addiction and to their families.

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Petra Sharp
Practice Areas
Business Law
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"The friendliness of Sally Pryke making me feel at ease during the whole process"

- BV

"Always kept me informed of the progress"

- CP

"Helen Stuart was fantastic and I couldn't have asked for a better solicitor!"

- KM

"Everything was dealt with in a compassionate and friendly manner"

- AW

"Pat's service is always extremely efficient and very approachable"

- AO

"Relieved that I could leave you to deal with the legal aspect of my late husbands estate"

- DG

"We cannot thank you enough for all your hard work and sticking with us. You have been amazing and showed a lot of patience when dealing with this case and all for no reward for yourself, thank you."

- Dean Kentfield

"Approachable, very efficient, always willing to take my calls and update me."

- SH

"We were very pleased to have Jade as our solicitor, the service was excellent and we felt kept in the loop which minimised stress"

- CT

"I have used Tracey Hammond at Gotelee on a number of occasions and in my opinion, she is simply the most efficient conveyancing solicitor I have ever worked with. From the outset, she took the time to understand my specific business requirements and to date, she has exceeded all of my expectations."

- Dale Fiddy - Portobello Developments Ltd

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