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Firm updates

29 April 2022 Firm updates

We are pleased to announce the launch of our New Client Portal. Why are we upgrading? Although Ware & Kay/Pearsons & Ward Solicitors have a robust system in place, we felt that it was time to provide a further improvement to the client experience with enhanced focus on technology. The Purpose of the Client Portal The purpose of the portal is for our clients to check the progress of their case 24-7 in real time.       The portal is updated as we reach each milestone in the transaction and it will send out notifications and email alerts as the transaction progresses.  The benefits to you of the Ware & Kay/Pearsons & Ward Client Portal Convenient 24/7 access to your account Receive instant updates and track progress in real time Upload and download documents…
27 April 2022 Firm updates

Leave your legacy to help us continue ours. If, like many other people you have been putting off writing your Will, this is your chance to put that right. Ware & Kay Solicitors has teamed up with Martin House to give you the opportunity to have your basic Will written for free Legacies are vitally important to Martin House. In fact, they make up more than a quarter of our entire voluntary income, meaning the cost of caring for one in four of our children is covered by gifts left in Wills. Over half of UK adults have not made a Will. It's not always easy to think about what might happen when we die. But making a Will is an important step to ensuring the people and things you care about are taken care of after you're gone. Your…
14 April 2022 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay is proud to once again be supporting local rugby club Wetherby RUFC by sponsoring the home match against Wensleydale on Saturday 23rd April, kick-off 3.00pm, in their last home game of the season. Ware & Kay Solicitors believe strongly in contributing to the communities it serves as well as the community a whole.  The firm continues to enjoy a strong working relationship with Wetherby Rugby Club and demonstrates that on-going support by providing match-day sponsorship. Jonathan Hirst, Chairman of Wetherby RUFC said: “It’s great to receive the continued support from Ware & Kay. Without sponsorship like this, grass roots sports could not provide the environment and experience that people get when they come to Grange Park. Wetherby RUFC are currently top of the league with just two games to…
23 March 2022 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is delighted to announce the appointment of Employment Solicitor, Kalpesh Nakeshree as Head of the Employment Department. In taking up his new role, Kalpesh will provide leadership and support to the Employment Team. Kalpesh specialises in all aspects of employment law and will provide bespoke employment law advice to both employers and employees.  This will include dealing with restructuring, redundancies, grievances and settlement agreements.  He will also advise on change management, flexible working, Transfer of Undertaking Protection of Employment (TUPE) and tribunal claims.   He regularly represents clients taking initial instructions to the point of the tribunal hearing and provides a range of employment law and HR training programmes for managers and HR professionals. Originally from Harrogate, Kalpesh arrives at Ware…
10 February 2022 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors, is proud to be supporting local rugby club Malton & Norton RUFC by sponsoring the home match against Scarborough on Saturday 12th February, kick-off 2.15pm. Pearsons & Ward (part of Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd with offices in Malton, York & Wetherby) have always enjoyed a strong working relationship with Malton & Norton Rugby Club for many years and are delighted to show their ongoing commitment by providing match-day sponsorship. William Browne Club Chairman of Malton & Norton RUFC said “We are really looking forward to welcoming the team from Pearsons & Ward along with guests to our home game against Scarborough on Saturday.  Our association with this local firm of Solicitors goes back to the founding of our club in 1953 and we continue to value their support. As they…
04 January 2022 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is delighted to announce the promotion of Sian Foster, Holly Stevens and Philip Taylor to the firm’s Board of Directors.  This appointment is part of the firm’s ambitious strategy for the future.  Sian Foster, Head of Wills & Probate and Holly Stevens, Head of Residential Property have been promoted to Directors at the York office.  Meanwhile, Philip Taylor, Head of Residential Property in Malton, has been promoted to Director at the Malton office (Pearsons & Ward). In taking up their new roles, Sian, Holly and Philip will each offer strategic direction, leadership and support to their respective teams.  In joining the board they will provide further impetus to the firm’s senior management team and are expected to drive strong performance and…
01 December 2021 Firm updates

1st December 2021 Yorkshire Law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors has today announced the promotion of Lucy Gilman, to Head of its Wetherby Office.  Lucy will take over the responsibility for a growing team delivering commercial, development and residential property, litigation, family, employment and wills and probate services in the West and North Yorkshire region.  Lucy takes over the role from Director Michael Peach who will continue to be involved in the business going forward. Lucy, who joined Ware & Kay in 2012 has over 16 years of experience as a Residential Property Solicitor.  She has a wealth of knowledge and a strong reputation for superb client focus. Lucy has represented a number of high profile clients on complex property transactions and is extremely well-regarded within the industry.  She has a reputation for establishing close working…
12 November 2021 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Associate Legal Executive, Rachael Fell to its growing Residential Property Team in Wetherby. (Michael Peach, (Director of Wetherby Office) Rachael Fell (Associate Legal Executive), Lucy Gilman (Deputy Head of Wetherby Office and Deputy Head of Residential Property, Wetherby) Rachael specialises in all aspects of residential property and will assist clients who wish to buy and sell both Freehold and Leasehold property for registered and unregistered land. Rachael has a particular interest in Leasehold Transactions. In addition, Rachael can advise on the Government’s Help to Buy ISA Scheme and that of the Ministry of Defence assisted purchases. She has extensive knowledge of buying and selling at auction, purchasing buy-to-lets, landlord and tenant work, transfers of equity, mortgage transactions, Declaration of Trusts and property…
01 October 2021 Firm updates

Leading Yorkshire Law Firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby and Malton) has announced a new key appointment.  David Hyams will assume the role of Managing Director from 1st October to drive the firm forward and deliver its growth strategy. Ware & Kay, a full service law firm continues to go from strength to strength, providing a high quality and personal service to clients.  David, who has been a Director and Head of Commercial Property since 2003, will now head up the firm as part of the strategic plan for the future. Having considerable operational experience, David will be bringing a wealth of managerial insight to the role and will work closely with his colleagues across the firm’s other offices. This appointment will help take the firm to the next stage of its…
08 September 2021 Firm updates

Leading Law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors has appointed Danielle Bebbington, a qualified Solicitor to its expanding Wills & Probate Department. Her appointment is a further addition to the firm’s expertise in this sector. Originally from Wakefield, she graduated from the University of Leeds and having qualified as a Solicitor began her career in Bradford. With a breadth of experience across the full Wills & Probate spectrum Danielle has represented a number of high profile clients and is extremely well-regarded.  Danielle will be based at the York office. Danielle will advise clients on a broad range of matters.  These range from the preparation of Wills, creation of Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and making applications for Grants of Probate.  She has experience of looking after clients and guiding them and providing assistance when dealing with the…
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