TWO historic York law firms have merged
Ware & Kay and Sykes Lee & Brydson each has more than 200 years of history in York, and will create an enlarged Ware & Kay, employing 66 staff and five partners, at the firm's Peasholme Green premises.
Ware & Kay has taken on 13 additional staff from Sykes Lee & Brydson, which was based in two sites in Acomb and Judges' Court, Coney Street, York, where it has been based since at least 1850.
Peter Kay, senior partner at Ware & Kay, said: "As a larger firm our business clients benefit from a much broader range of expertise, including corporate, commercial and employment teams, an extensive litigation and dispute resolution capability and the addition of niche know-how in fields such as mediation.
"The families and individuals we serve…