Helen Dawson

Senior Associate I Life

Helen Dawson

Contact details

Direct Line: 01423 722566

About Helen

Helen joined Berwins' Life Team in March 2015 from a prominent Leeds firm. She advises on Wills, probate and estate administration, trusts, estate planning and elderly client matters.

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  • Chambers UK 2015
  • Lexcel Accredited
  • Investors In People
  • Conveyancing Quality
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External Roles

Helen served as a Samaritans’ listener for two years.

Experience

Experience

Helen qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and has specialised in private client work throughout her legal career. Prior to qualification, she spent two years working for the Leeds District Probate Registry where she discovered an enthusiasm for probate work and helping people through the estate administration process. Helen is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners having passed the Society's rigorous entry requirements.

Hobbies

Hobbies

Out of the office, Helen enjoys spending time with a good book and likes to undertake the yearly challenge of attempting to read all the Booker Prize shortlisted books in the time between the shortlist announcement and the awarding of the prize.

What our clients say

"Helen Dawson, who focuses on probate mandates" is part of Berwins' Legal 500 ranked Life team

Legal 500 - Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate (2017)

Excellent - clear, concise information which helped us make choices to suit our circumstances

Lasting Power of Attorney Client

A courteous, polite and very helpful service. Everything was made clear when dealing with my case. 

Harrogate Probate Client

Helen was efficient, expeditious and friendly. She offered helpful advice throughout. 

Harrogate Will and LPA Client

Part of the firm's life department, operating out of offices in Harrogate and Leeds. Advises high net worth clients on matters of estate planning and trusts creation and administration.

Chambers (2017)

Helen was good at explaining and advising very clearly action required by us in relation to the work - Excellent very satisfied

Prompt and efficient communication with simple clear explanations - Excellent

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