"I cannot praise the service provided by Helen Murphy highly enough when I purchased my new home."Wendy MacNab of Cambridge
Helen Murphy Head of Residential Property
Helen is a Chartered Legal Executive and is head of the firm’s residential conveyancing team.
With over 17 years’ service with Barr Ellison Cambridge Solicitors, Helen has built up a strong knowledge of the local marketplace. Helen’s focus is for her team to provide an efficient and friendly residential conveyancing service. Helen acts for private residential clients in all aspects of property work, as well as for developers in the sale of newly built properties to complement the services provided by our commercial property team.
Helen has built up extensive experience of enfranchisement applications where apartment owners extend their apartment leases individually or collectively buy their freehold from the landlord under statute.
Helen has a wealth of experience in dealing with trust property, and in the sale and purchase of properties by Deputies. Helen had the privilege of acting in a Cambridge record-breaking £3 million property transaction.
Helen has a keen interest in adopting technological and procedural advances that will improve the firm’s conveyancing systems and is proud that Barr Ellison Cambridge Solicitors has embraced the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
“I wouldn't go anywhere else with my conveyancing business. I have a keen interest in property and I know I can trust Helen Murphy to get the job done expediently and thoroughly. The estate agents I work with also appreciate the professional way she handles the process.”Toni Hunter
My very sincere thanks go to Helen Murphy for getting me through my recent sale/purchase. This was the second time Helen has acted for me and both times she was very professional, keeping me informed all the way. This recent sale proved a bit difficult because the first sale fell through in tragic circumstances for my intended buyer but I found a new buyer quickly and Helen got me through to completion within a month, which prevented me from losing the property I was buying. I cannot praise her highly enough.
May I say how much we appreciate all your work for us over the years, Helen. Your evident skill as well as your speedy responses are very reassuring!
Andrew Scott of Cambridge
Thank you to Helen Murphy for representing us in our first house purchase. You have kept us informed at all times and were very approachable. When things got chaotic, you handled it perfectly.
Thanks for the good news about the completion of my house sale. Instead of a simple thank you Helen [Murphy], I would like to underline how grateful I am to you and Barr Ellison for all your help, advice, guidance and patience.
A big thank you to Helen Murphy for all your help in this matter – particularly when things got a little hairy in October! As ever you’ve taken care of everything quickly and efficiently and have made it as easy as possible for us.
Mr and Mrs Fendius
I very much appreciate your help and steady support throughout such a stressful time when selling my house.
Mr B Lutoslawski
We were very lucky to meet Helen Murphy, who acted with legal brilliance and genuine kindness through a hugely stressful property purchase. We'd never consider anywhere else now.
Thank you so much Helen Murphy for your professionalism and efficiency in the conduct of our property sale. I am particularly grateful for keeping us up to date and informed of developments as they occurred. I would recommend the services of Barr Ellison Solicitors in general and you in particular to anyone!
Thanks Helen. You really are so different to other lawyers that I've met (in a good way!). You were so approachable and explained everything in plain English such that I understood all that was going on.
Mrs Browning, Cambridge
Helen, thank you! You really did go above and beyond!
Ms Raven and family, Swavesey
Barr Ellison Solicitors have provided us with consistently high service across a number of disciplines. Most recently, Helen Murphy has provided exceptional service in the sale of our property.
Sara & Daniel Aguilar-Agon
I wouldn't go anywhere else with my conveyancing business. I have a keen interest in property and I know I can trust Helen Murphy to get the job done expediently and thoroughly. The estate agents I work with also appreciate the professional way she handles the process.
I cannot praise the service provided by Helen Murphy highly enough when I purchased my new home.
Wendy MacNab of Cambridge
Barr Ellison seems part of our family. My husband Richard had told me that Barr Ellison would take care of me and my son, and he was right. You guided me through everything with regard to my husband's estate, always making clear the choices open to us. Seema Solanki and Helen Murphy were so kind, approachable and trustworthy, they feel like sisters to me.
It's because of you that we've completed, completed in time and completed with the right legal basis - I can't thank you enough but will give you a call next week to try to do so.
Mark Johnston of Cambridge
Thank you very much for all your hard work. You made the whole process painless. It all went through much quicker and more smoothly than I could have hoped for.
Thank you very much to Helen Murphy and Emily Brisley for all their help and support, especially during the current difficult Covid circumstances. Excellent service.
Thank you! Having a lawyer like you has made a world of difference for us. I hope you and your colleagues enjoyed the chocolates.
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