Helen Craughwell

Personal Wealth Senior Associate

Helen is a Senior Associate working in the Personal Wealth team. She specialises in preparing Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Trust Administration. She is experienced in obtaining probate and administering estates, including medium and high net worth estates.

Helen is committed to the provision of excellent client care, working closely with clients to ensure they understand each step of the process. Her clients’ best interests will always be the first consideration for Helen as she strives to provide clear and impartial advice, tailored to an individual’s needs.

She graduated from Anglia Ruskin University with a degree in Law and completed her LPC at the College of Law with distinction. Helen qualified as a solicitor in January 2010 and joined Barr Ellison in July 2024.

Helen is a member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), along with the Law Society Private Client Section.

Barr Ellison Law Leading Legal 500 Firm 2024Barr Ellison LLP joins the ranking due to the strength of its personal wealth practice, which acts for world-renowned academics, high-net-worth individuals and business owners, as well as advising Cambridge colleges on private client matters. The firm is ‘extremely efficient and quick to deal with the work'.
Legal 500 Guide

The personal wealth practice at Barr Ellison LLP guides clients ‘through all the complexities of probate and existing trusts in a way that is efficient, sympathetic, and speedy‘. The firm handles a large volume of private client work for academics and, through its office in Addenbrookes Hospital, doctors and consultants.
2023 Legal 500 Guide

Barr Ellison has a “family feel” about its practice. It is very professional but at the same time is committed to tailoring its services for the needs of the individual client. Each matter is treated with the same respect and attention to detail. The last twelve months have been a test for everyone and Barr Ellison have still been able to deliver their product effectively to their clients.
2022 Legal 500 Guide testimonial

There is a real team ethos within Barr Ellison and this operates in a seamless manner for both clients and professional connections. There is a great depth of expertise that is nonetheless expressed in engaging and client-friendly terms, giving great confidence that objectives and priorities are completely understood, so that thorough advice across a wide variety of matters is effectively provided.
2022 Legal 500 Guide testimonial