Rebecca De Winter Solicitor and Court of Protection Specialist

Rebecca De Winter

Court of Protection Solicitor

Rebecca deals with a wide range of Court of Protection matters, and has expertise in the Mental Capacity Act and its implications for Deputyship matters. Rebecca is experienced in dealing with children and young people as well as adults without capacity, their families and the various stakeholders involved in their affairs.

Prior to joining Barr Ellison Law in 2022, Rebecca worked for a decade in a large Cambridge biotechnology company as a biologist. To satisfy a long-held passion for the law, Rebecca undertook a career change, completing her Graduate Law Diploma in 2018 for which she was awarded a Distinction. Rebecca went on to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law in 2019, again achieving a Distinction. Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in 2022.

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