Benita Crocker was the Principal Managing Solicitor at Pearsons. We congratulate Benita on being appointed to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia at Melbourne as a Senior Judicial Registrar.
Benita Crocker has worked exclusively in the area of Family Law for over 24 years, having graduated with a double degree of Bachelor of Arts / Law in 1998. Benita became an Accredited Family Law Specialist in 2015. In 2018 she was selected to become an Independent Children’s Lawyer appointed by Victoria Legal Aid to represent children in difficult parenting matters.
She has been recognised as a Leading Lawyer for Parenting and Children’s matters in Doyles Guide of Victoria.
Benita possesses extensive experience in all aspects of Family Law including complex children and complex property matters (international matters included), spousal maintenance, binding financial agreements, child support agreements and intervention orders.
She has previously volunteered at the Fitzroy Legal Service and Women’s Legal Service, and has also worked with the Australian Government Solicitor.
Benita will be sadly missed by all of the team at Pearsons Lawyers. Her appointment to the Court will be a great asset to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and will also benefit all of the barristers, solicitors and clients who appear before her in Court.
Congratulations to Benita, all of the staff at Pearsons Lawyers are so proud to have been associated with you as a former principal lawyer of our firm.