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Firm updates

15 June 2020 Firm updates

All our offices are now open for pre-arranged appointments where a telephone meeting is not possible. Contact us as normal by phone or email to arrange a meeting to discuss your matter but please bear in mind that many of our staff continue to work from home so we can only see you if you have pre-arranged an appointment. Our main priority at this time is to maintain a safe environment for our staff and visitors to our offices so we ask that you assist us with this by following the guidelines set out below. Covid-19 Workplace Risk Assessments We have carried out a Health and Safety Risk Assessment at each of our offices to ensure that we have appropriate arrangements in place. These include: Pre-arranged appointments with at least 30 minutes between each appointment…
30 March 2020 Firm updates

 Solicitor & Head of Residential Property Department Penny Eedle is retiring from Ware & Kay Solicitors after 25 years with the firm. Penny has provided invaluable property advice to many clients over her legal career and has been instrumental in building up and running a successful residential property department in the York office. Holly Stevens will be taking over the role of Head of Residential Property and will be developing the department going forward. Penny qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 having studied law at Newcastle University. She joined the firm in 1995 and became Head of the Residential Property Department in 2003 looking after a busy team of fee earners and experienced support staff. Penny has seen the firm develop into a thriving multi-office practice and is a highly respected Residential Property Solicitor in…
18 March 2020 Firm updates

As uncertainty mounts about Coronavirus in the UK, we wish to reassure all of our clients and contacts that it is business as usual. We have robust plans in place to minimise any disruption and will continue to operate as normal whilst also protecting our clients, our staff and the wider community. We are committed to supporting our clients and contacts throughout this period whilst monitoring updates and following Government advice.  We have drawn up plans that will enable us to continue serving our clients and contacts including equipping our staff for home-working. All our clients will be able to maintain contact with our staff via telephone and email however, we have decided for everyone’s protection that we are unable to make client appointments at any of our offices from Thursday 19th March.  We will however…
05 March 2020 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Solicitor Catherine Edge to its growing Residential Property Team in York. Catherine specialises in all aspects of residential property and expertly assists clients who wish to buy and sell both freehold and leasehold property for registered and unregistered land. She also has extensive experience of buying and selling at auction, purchasing buy-to-lets, landlord and tenant work, transfers of equity, mortgage transactions and property registrations. Originally from near Beverley in East Yorkshire Catherine arrives at Ware & Kay with over 10 years’ experience in Residential Property Law.  She completed the legal practice course at the York College of Law in 2005 before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2009 and starting her career at a local firm of Solicitors in York.  With a…
20 January 2020 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors, one of Wetherby’s most established law firms, has moved from its Victoria Street office to new offices on Wharfe Mews, which is just off Wetherby High Street.
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 and…
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