Helen Crockett

Helen Crockett

Following a Social Administration degree at Leeds Metropolitan University, Helen attended Law School and studied the Common Professional Exam in law, thereafter completing her professional exams. Articled initially at SR Dalton & Co. Helen was admitted to the roll of solicitors in January 1988 and then worked in private practice until 28th February 1991 when she set up her own practice Crockett & Co. 

Helen specialises in Care Proceedings, in particular those involving serious injury to children, female genital mutilation orders and probate work. She is a member of the SRA Children Law Panel and the SRA Advanced Family Law Panel. She has a wealth of experience in dealing with clients, especially those who are vulnerable. She believes that this lies in her empathy and the extensive efforts she makes on behalf of clients.

Helen will always fight for her clients. Helen has her own caseload, manages her assistant and trainee solicitors and undertakes work primarily in the field of care, adoption and forced marriage. She is always approachable and down to earth and makes efforts to see clients quickly, if possible.

Helen spoke to Sacco Mann on International Women's Day - click here for article

Amie Mayes

Aime Mayes

Amie completed her degree in Law with Criminology in 2007 from the University of Hull. She then completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York.

She worked for a Wakefield firm for four years where she completed her training contract, qualifying as a solicitor in October 2013.

Amie commenced employment at Crockett & Co in June 2014 and practices in all areas of family law, with a special interest in Care and Domestic Violence cases. She is also a member of the SRA Advanced Family Law Panel.

Karen Griffin

Karen Griffin

Karen completed her degree in Geography and German at the University of Chester. She then went on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Certificate at BPP Leeds.

Karen worked at a well-known firm in Bradford before joining us in December 2016, as a Paralegal.

She qualified as a Solicitor in November 2019, and deals with private law children (both legally aided and privately paying), PLO cases, non-molestation injunction and wills.

Amy Martin

Amy Martin

Amy completed her law degree at BPP and joined Crockett & Co in September 2018 as a paralegal.

Now fully qualified, Amy specialises in Divorce and Domestic Abuse cases.

Rosanne Brady

Rosanne Brady

Rosanne Brady, an experienced solicitor, has now joined the practice. She is some 14 years qualified and specialises in care, alongside Helen Crockett. Rosanne is also a member of the Children Panel. 

Penelope Rudd

Penelope Rudd

Penelope is our paralegal having joined the firm in September 2020. She is currently working towards qualified solicitor status.

Penelope is on hand to assist with our divorce and family law clients.

Support Team

Support Team

Our experienced Secretaries have a strong understanding of our legal system. They extensively assist our fee earning staff and enable cases to run smoothly, being responsible for typing of letters and statements, in addition to other administrative tasks.

Our valuable Receptionist is always there to meet and greet clients, and put them at ease when they arrive, in addition to managing the day to day diary system.

Our in house Accounts Team are always on hand to assist with any financial queries.