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Welcome to Barr Ellison Cambridge Solicitors

Barr Ellison is a law firm based at 39 Parkside, Parker’s Piece in the centre of Cambridge with additional offices at Addenbrooke’s Hospital Concourse. We have long been associated with excellence of service in Cambridge. In fact, people have been putting their trust in our lawyers for over 130 years.

There is parking for customers attending appointments at our Parkside premises. View directions to our offices.

Latest news

2019 Top Spot in Personal Injury (Claimants) in East Anglia

The Legal 500 recognises Barr Ellison as a Tier 1 personal injury law firm for Claimants in their most recent rankings. Barr Ellison has ‘a professional and very friendly team‘ and ‘its willingness to build relationships with service providers to enhance the process for clients makes it stand out‘. One barrister describes it as ‘an excellent boutique firm that does an incredible job for its catastrophically injured clients‘. Another says, …Read More

First in Brain Injury Studies | Headway Certificate

Emma Truin is the first lawyer in the Cambridgeshire area to achieve the accolade of a Headway Certificate in Brain Injury Studies, which involved an academic year of study. “It’s all about having an empathy with your client; the course gave me a deeper insight into just how amazing our clients are.  They have to work so hard to tackle daily issues that we take for granted.” Truin, who is …(469) 650-5026

Don't just take our word for it

Seema Solanki provided an excellent service and was always punctual for meetings at your Addenbrooke's office.... Mr Ian McMillan,
Thanks very much for the representation of the case, Daryl. I am very pleased with the outcome and the interaction that we have had over the last 6 months.... Jon Watkins,
Moving into a new office at a time of growth in our business is a great opportunity, but of course it comes with practical and legal challenges which need to be handled carefully. ... Mr Michael Wells, Founder & Managing Director, Third Light Limited
“Many, many thanks for achieving this, Karen. I never thought the divorce would be settled without going back to court. Thank you for your wise advice and support. I would recomm... Jenny Chapman, Cambridge
My sincere thanks to Sarah Payne for your support and excellent advice. I am very pleased with the way you helped me resolve this dispute.... Pauline Joslin, Cambridgeshire
Thank you for the work you have done on my sister’s estate. You explained procedures clearly and I appreciated this.... Mrs Sheila Gunn, Cambridge
Excellent communication and helpful advice - easy to contact and if in a meeting would always phone back promptly - we were completely satisfied.... Dr Gordon Campbell, Cambridge
Thank you Sarah Payne and Seema Solanki. I was really impressed and never regretted making my initial contact. I would not hesitate to use Barr Ellison again. Thank you so much.... Julie Savill-Fell,
I cannot praise Barr Ellison's personal injury team too highly. I would without any hesitation recommend their personal injury service to any prospective client. I always felt that... Graham Cook,
Thank you Karen Anker for your professionalism, your patience, your efficiency and your expertise over the last eight or so months. The thing I appreciated from our first meeting a... Mr Gibbons, Ely
I'd like to express my appreciation for your work - thank you for your diligence and haste in bringing my house purchase to completion.... Matthew Turner, Cambridge
Money surely cannot replace the loss but Robert Curry's help in our personal injury case has been crucial and has ensured not only our father's comfort but also the security and st... ,
Thank you for all your calm, patient, sensible efficiency. I am positive you significantly reduced the potential stressors in buying a house. Obviously we will be highly recommendi... Dr L Green, Cambridge
It has been a thoroughly positive experience working with you, Stephen [Bottle], and the rest of the commercial property team. I will be using Barr Ellison Solicitors again. ... Paul Casey,
A huge thank you, Robert, for all your hard work and dedication with Dad’s case over the past few years. You have been brilliant! ... Bron and Oscar Stratton,
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 fo... Laszlo Hegyi, Denmark
I would always want Sarah Payne in my corner in any dispute. Her decisive approach was a great help at a difficult time. Sarah was also very approachable and made discussion easy. ... Sarah Briggs,
We were very pleased with the service we received and especially impressed with the way Sarah Payne got to grips with a complicated situation and outlined it very clearly so that w... Jane Grimes,
Thank you Sarah [Payne] for all your work and support on this case. I found your advice pragmatic, robust and understandable. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to othe... Tessa Corr, London
We were very pleased with the employment service provided by Barr Ellison Solicitors and the favourable outcome of the case for us.... Jim Hardingham, Cambridge Joinery Limited
Daryl took on Gerry’s case and guided me quietly and kindly through the process we were to follow, all the way up to 4 June 2014 when he rang to tell us our claim had been settle... Corinne Rowley, Norfolk
I have been using Barr Ellison Solicitors since 1954 and I am very satisfied with the service I have received over the years.... Mr N Osborne, Fulbourn
We would like to thank Sarah Payne for her help in our dispute with our buyer and former conveyancing solicitors. We have learnt a lesson and will now leave all our conveyancing to... Ivan & Sue Woodhouse,
I know it is a long time since the euphoria of winning, but I would like to thank you Sarah Payne for all of your help and patience throughout a trivial but threatening matter. You... Mrs P Chambers ,
Thank you Sarah Payne and all your team for the help and the guidance throughout this litigation. I received more than I expected which will really help my life and business. I wis... Debbie Horabin,
My experience has been one of a very professional, yet extremely friendly service. I am very grateful.... Susan Benstead, Cambridge
Thank you for all your work in getting my personal injury claim sorted. I will recommend you to anyone who needs your services in the future.... Stephen McGiff,
Thank you for your help and expertise in our probate matter, Sarah [Payne]. We certainly got a better resolution than I had thought possible at the beginning of the whole affair.... Adrian Roberts,
We cannot thank you enough, Sarah. In addition to fierce efficiency, you never failed to be concise, helpful and extremely thoughtful.... Julia Mart,
Thank you for all your hard work on this case, Daryl [Robinson]. We are very pleased with the way you managed the whole thing and a big thank you on behalf of Stella in terms of th... Maksymilian Bielanowski (Family for Stella Mialik),
Our thanks to Robert Curry for picking up our road accident case in difficult circumstances. We wish that we had come to you first.... Andy & Michelle Cummins,
Thank you so much for your wonderful service and dedication to our house purchase. It was most convenient to be able to use your office at Addenbrooke’s Hospital to get documents... Charlotte Smith, Willingham
I really appreciated your help and guidance throughout my personal injury claim. I always felt confident that it was being dealt with properly and it was reassuring to leave it to ... Mark Hudson, Cambridge
It is almost 2 years since my accident and I wanted to thank you for all your hard work which was thorough and diligent. I would and will recommend you to anyone who needs a person... John Wadkin, Cambridge
Having settled my daughter’s case after 4½ long years, I have been most impressed by Daryl Robinson’s professionalism, compassion, patience, understanding and occasional humou... Frances Sneddon, Australia
We have used Barr Ellison Solicitors for our house conveyancing ever since 1981. So have our parents. On our most recent sale we have again received excellent, professional service... Mrs J Coulson, Duxford
I would like to thank Sarah Payne for her patient and professional approach. It took away a lot of the stress knowing that my case was in more than capable hands.... Caroline Turner, Checkendon
It is a breath of fresh air to find a team of Wills & Probate solicitors who do what they say and do it efficiently. Thank you.... Dr N Jackson,
Thank you for your professional and client-focussed approach in our property move. It made our lives easier in a stressful time.... Reverend Craddock, Welwyn Garden City
I thank Sarah Payne for her no-nonsense, professional approach in recovering the monies owed. I was originally very pessimistic about the outcome.... Chris Haylock, Alliance Asbestos Services Ltd
Daryl Robinson has been fantastic throughout my claim. Knowing that I had someone this good in my corner while I was recovering from my injury was so reassuring. He fought hard for... Dr Caroline Burt,
You have been superb - very thorough, responsive and easy to work with. We will definitely recommend you and use your services again.... Michael Francis, Waterbeach
Thank you for being so efficient and for keeping us well-informed along the way with progress of our house purchase - it was much appreciated.... Angela Woodward & Richard Hellen, Sawston
The Family Law Team provided a very professional and swift service in my matrimonial matter.... Miss N Woodhouse, Burwell
We have been impressed with how pleasant and helpful you have been. Please pass on thanks to your receptionist for being so helpful. Not all solicitors and their offices are like t... Terry and Ivana Chilvers, Cambridge
Barr Ellison Solicitors have made it a point to get to know our organisation and to work with us to achieve our goals. They are proactive and always accessible by phone and email.... Graham Butland, CEO, East Anglia's Children's Hospices
A big thank you for all your help in the sale of our property. You have been extremely efficient throughout the whole process and so responsive to all my queries.... Claudia MacFarlane, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
My brother Andrew's personal injury claim had complicating factors and Robert Curry's professionalism and kindness over a prolonged period has been much appreciated.... Paul Scarlett, East Yorkshire
Business thrives on recommendations and I will be recommending your property development services in the future to all and sundry.... Robert Hoar, Land Owner
Thank you so much to Sarah Payne for bringing commercial contract case to a successful conclusion. Your advice, help and patience have been greatly appreciated throughout.... Deans Farm, Fowlmere
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 i... Dr Shor, Cambridge
Thank you Daryl Robinson and Barr Ellison Solicitors for an outstanding service. You worked extremely hard for me resulting in the best outcome for my personal injury claim. I felt... Aaron Timms, Essex
Thank you to Simon Cooper for your professionalism and commitment to ensuring our house sale and purchase went through. We have no hesitation in recommending you to colleagues and ... The Tabecki Family, Cambridge
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 ... Sara & Daniel Aguilar-Agon, Cambridge
We have dealt with larger firms than Barr Ellison, but none have delivered the same level of consistent, high quality service.... Trevor Bailey, Head of Retail, Stable Trading Limited
I would like to thank the residential conveyancing team for your efficiency and for acting in such a professional manner.... Paul Chan, Hong Kong
The service provided by the residential conveyancing team has been excellent.... Ben Clayden,
Thanks for making our house purchase go so smoothly. I've tended to find, to be honest, that lawyers have been the bottleneck with previous purchases, but that has not been my expe... Ben Coppin, Cottenham
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 ... Mr and Mrs Fendius, Oxford
My grandson has received his money all safely in the bank. Thank you so much Daryl for all your work on his behalf. He now has the means to go forward. We can hope for a better fut... Victoria Gabriel,
I cannot recommend the Cambridge conveyancing team highly enough for their unfailing courtesy, calmness and understanding.... Pamela Gatrell, Cambridge
The conveyancing team provided exemplary service, not just doing their own job but by holding the chain together.... Kimberley Hall, Cambridge
Thank you for the advice given and your courteous manner which made the sale and purchase legal matters progress smoothly.... Peter & Gaynor Hayde, Harston
Simon Cooper was a most efficient conveyancer in our house sale and purchase, keeping us updated and explaining everything clearly. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs conve... Sarah Lou Tomlin,
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 dev... Mr Turner, Norwich
Thank you most gratefully for the efficient way you handled our sale and all the allied ups and downs. We do appreciate all that you did to guide us along the path to success. Man... Christopher Hesketh, Hove
Your professional and kind help with our property purchase turned a stressful event into a positive experience. We will definitely seek Barr Ellison Solicitors for any future legal... Rogier & Petra ten Hoopen,
Many thanks again for your patience with all my requests and your professionalism. We shall certainly be recommending you to our friends.... Ali Khan & Mariyam Zaman, London
I have found all aspects of the Probate Team to be excellent - the staff have been highly efficient and friendly.... Mrs Joyce Kirk, Cambridge
Thank you Robert Curry for your patience and thoroughness throughout this difficult episode in my life, which I am sure has led to a higher personal injury compensation figure than... Adrian Lane,
Thank you. We were impressed with your professional approach and the clear manner that delicate matters were explained and addressed.... Richard and Emily Mackay, Cambridge
I cannot praise the service provided by Helen Murphy highly enough when I purchased my new home.... Wendy MacNab, Cambridge
Sarah Payne is by far the best litigation solicitor I have ever come across.... Andrew Molloy, Interfocus Limited
Barr Ellison has provided effective, timely advice to Sawston Parish Council for over 30 years across a broad range of legal services. What makes our relationship work is their com... Eugene Murray, Chairman, Sawston Parish Council
Thank you for your courteous and efficient approach to completing our legal work.... Allan J Organ, Ullapool
The service at all times was professional and courteous; communication was always prompt and helpful. Many thanks!... John and Kathryn Quinn, Girton
I can't praise the residential conveyancing team highly enough. They were fantastic and made my first home purchase so smooth. Communication was excellent, everything was perfect.... Becky Roberts,
Barr Ellison Solicitors have been excellent in every respect.... Andrew and Angela Scott, Caldecote
I recently completed the purchase of a flat in London and wanted to express my formal appreciation for the way that Barr Ellison dealt with the case. The purchase turned out to... Sue Chadwick, Cambridge
Thank you so much for making the will process so simple. I particularly found your instructional video very helpful and easy to understand. Thank you also for the professional,... Andy Tofis, Royston
I was particularly pleased and impressed by the kind and caring manner in which I was dealt with by the team.... Mr Michael Kirkup, Cambridge
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.... Mr Bates, London
You have been a friend, a colleague and a great supporter of Headway Cambridgeshire and all that we do.... Jo Monks, Jo Monk, Deputy Services Manager, Headway Cambridgeshire
We came to Marie following a recommendation and she handled our sale and purchase transactions. Her grasp of all issues plus the speed and quality of her output were all exceptiona... Anne and Alistair Wilkinson, Cambridge
I found your service very helpful and friendly and I would definitely recommend you to friends and family. Seema Solanki was extremely professional as she made me aware of and poin... Judith Miller, Cambridge
Many thanks for all you have done Seema. If I or any member of my family or friends need a solicitor in England, we now know who to go to.... Keith Dobbie, Spain
Thank you for sending through my copy of the final Pre-Nuptial Agreement and your invoice. I feel it is money well spent! Many thanks for your kindness and your efficiency Karen! Y... Mrs L, Cambridge
I cannot thank Sarah and her team enough for the understanding and compassion through a very traumatic time in my life. They were always on hand to help me put things back into pe... Angela Dickinson,
You are marvellous, Karen. Thank you for all your brilliant hands-on guidance and and laser-sharp advice.... RM, Cambridge
I want to thank you so much, Karen, for your incredible efficiency, speed and professionalism. As always with Barr Ellison, I am overwhelmingly impressed.... Mrs Dorn, Over