Helen Kelsall


Helen Kelsall

Solicitor Manchester Business Crime & Regulation

Helen is currently a Solicitor within JMW’s Business Crime and Regulation Team, having joined the firm in 2019.  Helen has considerable knowledge and experience in handling complex and serious cases with particular focus on cases concerning Serious Crime, Financial Crime and Fraud. She has experience in a wide range of offences including:

  • Fraud and dishonesty, including Money Laundering, Fraud by False Representation and Theft
  • Conspiracy to Supply Class A / Class B drugs
  • Perverting the Course of Justice
  • Conveying Articles into Prison
  • Proceeds of Crime Act applications
  • Historic sexual offences
  • Malicious Communications
  • Causing Death by Dangerous Driving/Careless Driving

Prior to working at JMW, Helen previously worked for a nationally recognised firm in criminal and regulatory matters. She worked closely with the Head of Motoring, and dealt with a complete range of motoring offences helping clients keep their driving licenses. 

Helen graduated from University of Nottingham with BA (Hons) in History before gaining distinctions in GDL and LPC at the University of Law, Manchester. She is due to complete her Police Station Accreditation in order to provide advice and representation to clients.

Helen is currently a member of Fraud Lawyers Association, Women in Criminal Law and JMW’s CSR Charity Committee. She has taken part in various activities raising money for charities and most recently completed a Skydive raising almost £2,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. In addition, Helen is also a member of the mentoring scheme for students at University of Law aiming to gain an insight into life as a legal practitioner. She assists mentees in building their connections in the legal market, and understanding more about the current legal recruitment process.

Helen can be seen discussing various personal injury law matters on JMW's Inside Man:

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