16-17 East Parade
Rachel Crookes is the Head of Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery departments in our Leeds office.
Rachel joined the firm from international law firm DLA Piper where she was an associate. She qualified as a solicitor in 2004.
Born in Sheffield Rachel studied for her LLB at the University of Hull and then The College of Law, York.
Rachel has been head of a civil fraud team, handled multi million pound breach of contract disputes – involving companies based in the UK and abroad – as well as theft of confidential information and professional negligence claims – the latter on behalf of a number of mortgage lenders.
She has an impressive record of working with national companies and dealing with a wide range of disputes and litigation.
Rachel has acted for many companies including steel manufacturers, national retailers and financial organisations.
She has also acted in numerous claims relating to faulty goods (both claimant and defendant) - including acting for a national car dealership.