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Meet the Team : Helen Kelly

Helen Kelly

I am a Partner and Head of the Trusts team. I assist clients with setting up, administering, varying and terminating all different types of trusts. I also act as a professional trustee.

I am STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) qualified and am a committee member of the STEP Cheshire branch. I am also the North West representative for the STEP England and Wales Committee and a lecturer for Central Law Training as well as being a member of the Law Society’s Probate Section.

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Joined SAS Daniels: 2003

What people say about me:

"Helen Kelly is friendly, has a good manner, and explains everything for us." (Legal 500, 2021)

"Helen Kelly and Jayne Heywood are very approachable, helpful and professional." (Legal 500, 2020)

"Helen & the Trusts team are definitely SAS: Small enough to be personal, Able to deal with all sorts of complex trust issues, Seriously professional in everything that they do...Great people to work with." (Andy Nevett)

'The stand out partner I have dealt with has been Helen Kelly, it has been a pleasure working with her. She has a very positive, engaging, and efficient approach to her clients, sets a timetable for actions, which is kept to. Her advice is given in straightforward style and sensitively given, when dealing with a family member's estate, and most of all I trust that she has my interests at heart. When I send an e-mail, she always acknowledges it, so I know that she has the actions in hand, i feel that I could call Helen in the future and she would always provide her attention, help and advice:

Why I'm no ordinary professional:

My clients compliment me on my technical advice which is provided to them in a clear and practical manner. I am friendly and help my clients with their legal needs by understanding what really matters to each of them.

Get in touch

Phone: 0161 475 7685

Qualified: 2005

A bit about me

What's the best place you've visited and why?

Rome – ‘breath taking’. There are many wonderful places to visit; the Colosseum, the Vatican, Sistine chapel and Trevi fountain to name but a few. After a busy day soaking up the ancient history and outstanding art there is nothing better than enjoying authentic pizza or pasta and sipping red wine in one of the many squares. I cannot wait to return again!

What is your favourite quote?

"Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age and dreams are forever." (Walt Disney)

Do you have any hobbies and what are they?

I am a member of the firm’s netball team. I enjoy getting fit and building friendships with fellow team mates.