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Firm updates

20 December 2019 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors, one of West Yorkshire’s most established law firms, is relocating its Wetherby office in January 2020.  It is moving from its office in Brunswick Court, Victoria Street, to new offices on Wharfe Mews, just off Wetherby High Street. The relocation is a result of continued growth over recent years increasing the staff based at the current office.  The offices comprise of a modern two-storey premises with over 2,000 square feet of office space including staff workspaces, private consultation and conference rooms.  It offers free on-site parking to visitors and clients.  The move means that Ware & Kay Solicitors continue to be easily accessible remaining at the heart of Wetherby town centre. Our new address is: 3 Wharfe Mews, Cliffe Terrace, Wetherby LS22 6LX.   You will see from the map below that we…
25 November 2019 Firm updates

We look forward to working with you in 2020 and continuing to deliver the best possible service.
23 October 2019 Firm updates

What job would you like to have other than your own? As I love what I do, I cannot really imagine doing anything else. However, I do enjoy helping the younger members of the Firm, passing on my knowledge and experience so perhaps teaching was a route I could have chosen. Greatest Achievement? Getting to where I am now.  It has not always been easy juggling work with family life and I could not have done it without the support of my husband and children.  I do look back sometimes and wonder how I managed it! What makes you angry?  These things irritate me rather than make me angry: Bad manners – there is no excuse for them. People not using their common sense – a little can go a long way in…
01 October 2019 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is proud to announce that Laura Schofield, a Solicitor in the Wetherby office specialising in Wills and Estates, has achieved a distinction in her first STEP exam in the Advanced Certificate in Administration of Estates and was awarded the highest mark in the country for the exam. STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) is a professional body which is committed to helping people manage their affairs.  Laura is working towards an internationally recognised qualification that will demonstrate her practical and detailed understanding of the law and procedures involved in trust and probate procedure, tax and accounting. On completion of four exams she will be entitled to use the designation STEP to showcase her specialist expertise and give her clients the confidence…
26 September 2019 Firm updates

Free half hour appointment with a family solicitor.
24 September 2019 Firm updates

Have your Will written in exchange for a donation to St Gemma's Hospice. 
11 September 2019 Firm updates

Why make a Will? Only one in three of us will make a Will. By putting our affairs in order, regardless of how big or small they are, you can give security to your loved ones and make things easier should the worst happen. Having a Will ensures you decide who inherits your estate and personal belongings.  You can appoint Executors to look after your affairs How does Make a Will Week work? We have generously offered to give both our time and expertise to write your Will in exchange for a donation to support York Teaching Hospital Charity. It's really simple to take part: Contact us between 23rd and 27th September, 2019 to make an appointment.  Be sure to mention York Teaching Hospital Charity Make a Will Week. After you make the appointment you will…
07 August 2019 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors has added another Solicitor to its team in York with the return appointment of Bella O’Keeffe to its Wills & Probate Department. Bella brings many years of experience and knowledge on a broad range of matters.  These range from the preparation of Wills, creation of trusts, estate planning, taxation, Lasting Powers of Attorney (which help clients protect against the difficulties that arise with finances or personal decisions if mental capacity is lost), Court of Protection applications and care home fee planning and the administration of estates after someone has died. As a graduate of the University of Hull and the University of Law in York, Bella gained extensive experience and knowledge at Ware & Kay which she originally joined back in 2011 and qualified as a Solicitor in…
22 July 2019 Firm updates

Ian Fisher, now a Consultant with Ware & Kay Solicitors with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton has recently celebrated 50 years with the firm as one of the leading Wills & Probate Practitioners in Yorkshire. Ian celebrated an evening with family and colleagues at a Greyhound Racing evening in Sheffield on 19th July where the firm sponsored a race called Ware & Kay – Fisher’s Nifty Fifty Fanfare!  Ian is the longest serving employee at Ware & Kay Solicitors. He joined the Wills & Probate department when the firm was known as Newbald Kay & Sons on 7th July 1969 at its office in Lendal, York. He studied law in evening classes at Leeds Polytechnic and later correspondence courses to complete his Chartered Legal Executive finals. He then went on to qualify as a…
15 April 2019 Firm updates

Leading Law Firm, Ware & Kay Solicitors has announced that Sian Foster, Solicitor has been promoted to Head of its Wills & Probate Team at its York office. This promotion is part of the firm’s ongoing strategy for the future.
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