Helen Simpson

Wills, Probate & Lifetime Planning

Helen undertook a law and sociology degree at the University of Warwick, before completing her LPC at De Montfort University in Leicester.

She received a scholarship from the Ministry of Justice to do her LPC and worked full-time throughout her LPC studies as a court clerk before obtaining a distinction.

Helen joined Woodfines on a training contract in 2013, qualifying into the Private Client department in 2015. She is personable in her approach with clients and delivers knowledgeable advice in relation to Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Court of Protection applications. Helen is currently working towards a Diploma to become a full member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. This is to expand her technical knowledge.

More about Helen… 

What’s the most daring/scariest thing you have done?

Given birth to my daughter at home with no midwife present, just me and my husband. Most amazing experience of my life!

Tell us something that not many people would know about you?

Starred in a TV home makeover show in 2022 with a celebrity presenter.


Amendment of Will

Helen Simpson was a wonderful person to deal with. Friendly, approachable and offered knowledgeable advice. Felt the service we had was overpriced but overall would recommend Woodfines and will be using again in the future.

Friendly, accurate and timely advice

Amendment to Will.  First class, reasonable rates, all sorted first time professional. Thank you

Professional, compassionate approach to a sensitive meeting.

Helen provided the support, comfort and advice needed to make the necessary adjustments to my Will.

Wills & LPA

Helen was professional, knowledgeable and reassuring in all our dealings with her and the company. On a personal note she was so easy to talk to, explain our requirements to and understood all of our concerns, with a smile and a laugh.