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Firm updates

03 December 2018 Firm updates

Ware & Kay are proud to be supporting Tadcaster Albion Football Club once again by sponsoring the home match against Brighouse Town on Saturday 1st December. Ware & Kay enjoy a strong working relationship with Tadcaster Albion and are continuing to show their ongoing commitment by providing match-day sponsorship. Tadcaster Albion Football Club Chairman, Andy Charlesworth "We would like to issue a very warm welcome to Ware & Kay Solicitors to the i2i Stadium for Saturday's league game against Brighouse Town. First and foremost we would like to thank you all for coming and sponsoring the game on 1st December and we sincerely hope you enjoy your day out at TAFC. Last season we reached the play-offs following a dramatic final day however, unfortunately we just missed out in the semi-final. Looking at this year…
03 November 2018 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors in York, has been recogised by Cancer Research UK after facilitating over £1.85 million worth of gifts from people choosing to leave a legacy to the charity in their will. Ian Fisher, Head of Wills and Probate, at Ware & Kay was presented with a gold certificate to acknowledge the firms ongoing support. The firm have been offering the Free Will Service to people aged 55 and over in York for the past 20 years, giving advice and support for those wishing to write a will or update an existing one. As part of the service Ware & Kay give guidance for those wishing to leave a legacy gift for Cancer Research UK. The charity receives no government funding for its research and relies heavily on the generosity of people leaving gifts…
03 October 2018 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: 1.     Contact us between 8th and 12th October, 2018 to make an appointment.  Be sure to mention York Teaching Hospital Charity Make a Will Week. 2.    After you make the…
07 August 2018 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors has added another Solicitor to its growing team in Wetherby with the appointment of Sarah Collier to its Wills & Probate Department. Sarah brings many years of experience and will assist clients with a broad range of matters. These range from Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney (which help clients protect against the difficulties that arise with finances or personal decisions if mental capacity is lost), inheritance tax and care home fee planning and the administration of estates after someone has died. Following a Law Degree at Liverpool John Moores University and the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York, Sarah gained extensive experience and knowledge working in a Wills & Probate Department in a busy York practice and qualified as a Solicitor in 2009. Sarah…
13 July 2018 Firm updates

Supporting Local Farmers We will be supporting the Ryedale Show again by having a Stand for another year. With lots to see and do, this Show certainly brings in the crowds who will enjoy plenty of agricultural attractions. If you are coming along please look out for us and say 'hello'. Stand G5 Free Prize Draw and Free Refreshments! We look forward to seeing you there!
10 July 2018 Firm updates

A team of 13 volunteers representing Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) raised £1,500 for homeless organisation Kitchen for Everyone York by sleeping out. Kitchen for Everyone York was originally set up in November 2015 to fill a gap in services providing food for the homeless, vulnerable and socially excluded from York. With over 100 volunteers this charity has now grown to include 2 sessions providing meals and an outreach programme when teams hand out hot drinks and snacks to people on the streets. This small non-profit organisation relies solely on volunteers and donations. Helen Rawling, Team Leader commented "The facilities at the Spurriergate centre provide a safe, warm environment twice weekly to not only receive a meal but any other essential items such as sleeping bags and toiletries along…
09 July 2018 Firm updates

Yorkshire Law firm Ware & Kay has appointed Simon Ellis to its rapidly expanding Commercial Department as a Commercial Property Solicitor to be based at their Wetherby office.  His appointment is a further addition to the firm's expertise in this sector. Simon will advise on a wide range of commercial property matters.  This will include advising clients who wish to buy and sell commercial properties and businesses, acting for landlords and tenants in the grant or renewal of leases and assisting with transactions involving the development of land or properties.   Simon also has extensive experience in Health & Safety matters. Originally from Stokesley, Simon arrives at Ware & Kay with over 16 years' experience in the legal sector.  He graduated from Cardiff University and studied at Chester College of Law before qualifying as a Solicitor…
08 July 2018 Firm updates

On Friday 22nd June 13 members of staff from Ware & Kay Solicitors (York, Wetherby & Malton offices) will be putting themselves in the shoes of the homeless when they spend the night sleeping in cardboard boxes in the York office car park to raise money for Kitchen for Everyone York #KEY. Kitchen for Everyone York is a small local organisation in Spurriergate which works to support the homeless by providing meals and outreach programmes and opens its doors to thousands of vulnerable people in York.  The organisation has experienced a substantial increase in the numbers of people asking for their help which is why Ware & Kay are keen to help raise money. Holly Stevens, Residential Property Solicitor at Ware & Kay Solicitors, said: "We will be putting ourselves in the shoes of those who…
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…
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