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Firm updates

07 May 2018 Firm updates

York - 8th May, 2018 Leading local law firm, Ware & Kay Solicitors, has expanded its residential property team with the appointment of William Baggaley who has joined the team as a Residential Property Solicitor. Originally from Leeds, William arrives at Ware & Kay with over 7 years' experience in Property Law.  He studied at Staffordshire University Law School before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2002 and starting his career in Leeds.  With a breadth of experience across the full residential property spectrum, William has represented a number of high profile clients and is extremely well-regarded within the industry. William specialises in all areas of buying & selling property from the straight forward to the more complicated, including shared ownership, new build, high value transactions, unregistered properties, remortgages and equity release mortgages, Deeds of Gift…
06 May 2018 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 just £60 or £110 (inc. VAT) for a pair of basic matching (mirror) Wills - a considerable discount on their usual price. 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…
05 May 2018 Firm updates

As part of Ware & Kay Solicitors' involvement in community activities the firm are supporting Wetherby Rugby Union Club by hosting a corporate event on Saturday 2nd April for clients and professionals. Ware & Kay have enjoyed a strong working relationship with Wetherby Rugby Club.  They have also shown their commitment over the years in several ways and are now providing match-day sponsorship. Wetherby Rugby Club, which is due to play against Thornensians from Doncaster, has not been beaten in any competition since February 2014.  In real terms over 50 matches unbeaten.  They were promoted from Yorks Div 4 to Yorks Div 3 in season 2014-2015 and they are  currently top of Yorks Div 3, looking to earn promotion to Yorks Div 2 within the next two or three weeks.  This match may even see…
26 November 2017 Firm updates

Hundreds of unmarried couples in York & Yorkshire are at risk of losing everything if the relationship breaks down. Robert Bellhouse, Family Solicitor at Ware & Kay has called on unmarried couples in York & the Yorkshire area to take action to protect themselves, as they could be vulnerable if the relationship breaks down. Robert Bellhouse Family Solicitor from Ware & Kay made the call as part of a national Cohabitation Awareness Week that is being led by Resolution, who campaign for a fairer family justice system. Cohabitation Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about the lack of rights that exist for unmarried couples who live together. There are about 7 million people in the UK living in this type of relationship, making this the fastest growing family type in the country. Robert explained that…
25 November 2017 Firm updates

Yorkshire Law firm Ware & Kay are delighted to announce the appointment of Hilary Barlow to its expanding Corporate & Commercial Department as Commercial Associate at their York office. Hilary will advise on a wide variety of matters, from setting up a small business to the reorganisaton, sale or acquisition of a large UK or international company.  She will give advice on corporate and commercial matters, share capital and structures, partnership and shareholders' agreements as well as contractual matters.  Hilary also has extensive experience in advising on Intellectual Property protection. Originally from the Driffield area, Hilary arrives at Ware & Kay with over 20 years' experience in Commercial Law.  She graduated from Cambridge University and studied at Holborn College of Law before qualifying as a Barrister in 1994 and beginning her career in London.  With…
20 November 2017 Firm updates

Ware & Kay are delighted to be supporting Tadcaster Albion Football Club once again by sponsoring their forthcoming fixture against Skelmersdale United on Saturday 21st October. Ware & Kay have enjoyed a strong working relationship with Tadcaster Albion over the years.  As well as sponsoring the match Ware & Kay have also shown their commitment by purchasing a Ware & Kay brand board for the perimeter of the football field throughout the 2017-2018 season. Tadcaster Albion Football Club Manager, Michael Morton said "We would like to thank Ware & Kay for sponsoring the game against Skelmersdale United.  This is a great example of a local club and local business working together for the benefit of local sport.  Our squad are all working hard and hopefully we can put together positive results, starting with Saturday's match. …
20 November 2017 Firm updates

Ware & Kay supported Tadcaster Albion Football Club by sponsoring the fixture against Skelmersdale United on Saturday 21st October.  Unfortunately Tadcaster Albion lost only their second home game in the Evo-Stik North this season, as they were beaten 2-1 in a hard-fought match. David Hyams, Director for Ware & Kay who chose Pete Davidson as the man of match said "We were thrilled to accept the opportunity to sponsor Tadcaster Albion and had a great afternoon.  The team really did well but despite some clear-cut chances to equalise Tadcaster Albion lost their home game.  We certainly wish the team and the rest of the club every success in the future and will be following their progress closely."
16 October 2017 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Financial Services is proudly celebrating its tenth anniversary on 16th October, 2017 marking a decade of growth, innovation, and professional advice. Ware & Kay Financial Services has established a footprint in the Yorkshire area and continues to expand its reach.  The firm has also expanded the scope of its services, covering everything from Investment & Inheritance Tax planning to Pensions Advice, Long-term care planning and equity release. Speaking about the milestone, Owen Thomas, Director and Chartered Financial Planner said "Striving for excellence in everything we do and the passion and determination of our team to exceed expectations have been the pillars of our continued success. At Ware & Kay Financial Services, we take great pride in our clients and the people who have contributed to the success and the growth of the…
13 October 2017 Firm updates

How does our Will Writing Scheme work? We have offered to give both our time and expertise for free to support York Teaching Hospital Charity's Will Writing Scheme. It's really simple to take part: 1. Contact us between 2nd and 13th October 2017 to make an appointment. Be sure to mention York Teaching Hospital Charity Will Writing Scheme. We have limited availability so please book early to avoid disappointment. 3. Complete the pledge form in this leaflet and hand it to us at your appointment. 4. At your first appointment we will discuss your intentions and then draft your Will. 5. You will need a second appointment within 6 weeks of the first to approve, complete and sign your Will*. There is no charge from us* for writing your Will however we ask that you…
24 September 2017 Firm updates

A team of 28 volunteers representing Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) raised £2,691.59 for the Charlie Mortimer Fund by climbing Yorkshire's Three Peaks on 24 September. The team was made up of staff, family members and friends aged between 13 and 70 and saw all participants putting their fitness, stamina and organisational skills to the test by climbing the mountains of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. A total ascent of around 1,585 metres over 25 miles was walked, scrambled, climbed and run in less than 12 hours. The Charlie Mortimer Fund was founded following the unexpected death of Charlie, a young boy from Malton, on the 15th August 2009. Charlie had undiagnosed MCADD, a rare genetic condition where the sufferer has problems breaking down fat to use as an energy…
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