Petra Warrington

Petra Warrington

Senior Associate

Petra Warrington

Senior Associate

Petra qualified as a solicitor at the boutique law firm Klein Solicitors and joined Hunters in the Dispute Resolution and Business Services teams in February 2014.

She has experience of a broad range of transactional and dispute resolution work, with an emphasis on commercial litigation, intellectual property and art and cultural heritage law.

Before pursuing a legal career, Petra graduated with a BA in History of Art from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, United States, and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and held research, collection management and business roles at museums, galleries and auction houses in the United States and London. Petra was awarded a Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science in November 2015.


Petra is a mediator accredited with ADR Group and a panel mediator with Art Resolve. She is a member of the Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM), the Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Institute of Art and Law. She regularly speaks and publishes on art law topics including consumer protection in art transactions, anti-money laundering as it affects the art trade and the UK’s export licence regime for cultural objects in journals and publications, including Art Antiquity and Law.


The Legal 500 2019

Recommended in the Art and Cultural Property section

“very patient and is building up considerable experience in this field”

Latest Headlines

Jun 03, 2019
Petra Warrington is now a member of The Association of Women in the Arts (AWITA)
Mar 06, 2019
Petra Warrington and Alexandra Baggallay attending the Bill Viola/Michelangelo – Life Death Rebirth exhibition
Feb 01, 2019
Petra Warrington discusses cultural objects and export licensing in The Law Society Gazette
Jan 22, 2019
Hunters are an approved service provider of LAPADA, The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers
Oct 30, 2018
To be or not to be Banksy-ed? The great legal question
Sep 20, 2018
Petra Warrington examines lending artworks to institutions for exhibitions
Sep 20, 2018
Petra Warrington discusses the EU framework on export licensing of cultural objects in the International Bar Association

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