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22 January 2015 Firm updates

A York law firm is bidding farewell to a family solicitor who has served more than 33 years with the business. A celebratory event is being held next week at Merchant Taylors Hall, in Aldwark, to mark the retirement of Jonathan Leach from Ware & Kay Solicitors. Having served at the firm's York, Wetherby & Malton offices, Mr Leach played a key role in setting up Ware & Kay's mediation department. Mr Leach also serves as a part-time deputy district judge of York, and is acting senior coroner, with both roles set to continue following his retirement. He is also a member of and an assessor for the Law Society Family Law Panel and assistant coroner for West Yorkshire Eastern District. Mr Leach said "It has been a privilege and a pleasure to work at…
22 January 2015 Firm updates

At Ware & Kay Solicitors, we have never been known to stand still. We are already planning our next steps to grow as a firm to continue to deliver the best legal services across Yorkshire and beyond. Ware & Kay consolidated a 12 month period of rapid growth following the merger with Sykes Lee & Brydson in 2013. We recorded revenue equating to more than 25 per cent growth in 2013/14 compared to the previous 12 months and are expecting it to grow 12 per cent on those figures for 2014/2015. We also had a busy year with the firm increasing our headcount by more than 25 per cent, bringing the total number of staff to 76 across our offices in York, Wetherby & Malton .  Our modern, stable-block offices in Wetherby town centre have…
15 January 2015 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of well-known family solicitor Robert Bellhouse. Robert has over 23 years of experience specialising in divorce, financial matters and children law. He is an accredited specialist member of Resolution,  an experienced collaborative family lawyer and a trained mediator. Robert said "Family matters are often complex and I always aim to work with my clients to achieve the best outcome during what can be a difficult time. In addition, when relationships break down it is often difficult for separating couples to talk to each other and my strength is in helping them through this most difficult period. I help clients emerge from the turmoil of relationship breakdown with dignity and fairness. As a trained mediator I can also offer an alternative way of resolving issues when…
05 January 2015 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of well-known Family Solicitor Robert Bellhouse. Robert has over 23 years of experience specialising in Divorce, Financial Matters and Children Law.  He is an accredited specialist member of Resolution, an experienced collaborative Family Lawyer and a trained Mediator. Robert said "Family matters are often complex and I always aim to work with my clients to achieve the best outcome during what can be a difficult time.  In addition, when relationships break down it is often difficult for separating couples to talk to each other and my strength is in helping them through this most difficult period. I help clients emerge from the turmoil of relationship breakdown with dignity and fairness. As a trained Mediator I can also offer an alternative way of resolving issues when a…
15 November 2014 Firm updates

As part of Ware & Kay Solicitors involvement in community activities the firm sponsored Tadcaster Albion Football Club for the second year running by hosting a corporate event on Saturday 15th November for clients and professionals. Photographer for Tadcaster Albion: Ian Parker Tadcaster Albion's match against Albion Sport was a hard game but it ground out a result.  The team went down to 10 men and then Albion Sport scored 1-0 down. There was a rapid two-goal blast in the last 10 minutes, both penalties and with both decisive points bagged by midfielder Liam Ormsby who is the son of former Pro Footballer Brendan Ormsby Leeds and Aston Villa Legend. Tadcaster Albion Chairman Matt Gore said: "We were delighted to welcome Ware & Kay to the game on Saturday. We've had great support from the…
15 November 2014 Firm updates

The Yorkshire Law Society has managed to secure Justin Urquhart Stewart as their speaker at their Annual Dinner on 19th November, 2014 which is being held at The Merchant Adventurers' Hall in York. The Yorkshire Law Society is the second oldest local law society in the country and not only promotes the interests of its members but also those of the clients of solicitors in the Yorkshire Law Society area. Justin Urquhart Stewart is one of the most recognisable and trusted market commentators appearing regularly on television and radio as well as writing in numerous magazines and newspapers. Justin originally trained as a lawyer and barrister and has a unique understanding of the financial market's roles and benefits for the private investor. Michael Peach, the President of the Yorkshire Law Society and also Director…
13 November 2014 Firm updates

The Yorkshire Law Society Annual Dinner took place on 19th November at the Merchant Adventurers' Hall. Guests were warmly welcomed by President Michael Peach who is also Director of leading law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd. The guest speaker was Justin Urquhart Stewart who entertained everyone with his up-to-date observations on the economy. Long time listeners of Justin will know the sound of Justin Urquhart Stewart's voice as one of the most popoular, recognisable public speakers and trusted market commentators appearing regularly on television and radio as well as writing in numerous magazines and newspapers. Justin was more than willing to give everyone the benefit of his wisdom and experience, particularly over events which are challenging and concerning for investors and also give us his take on what is happening in the world economy…
10 November 2014 Firm updates

WARE & KAY SAVES THE DAY AS SPONSORS INSPIRE TADCASTER ALBION TO LATE VICTORY Man of Match Liam Ormsby Published: November 2014
03 November 2014 Firm updates

Two members of staff from the York office of one of Yorkshire's leading law firm's Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd have been looking a little hairer this month, as they take part in Movember.  Spectacular moustches have been grown and so far they have raised over £200 for charity. Movember is an annual charity with a simple idea: to grow a moustache in November and raise money and awareness of men's health, specificially prostate and testicular cancers. David Hyams, Director and Charles Stent, Solicitor (both in the Commercial Team) decided to put themselves forward for the challenge. In addition, after growing moustaches during the whole of the month they also took part in a MoRun with other MoRunners in Leeds. David Hyams said: "I am delighted to support this great cause and get involved.  It is…
01 November 2014 Firm updates

This Movember, Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd will be raising vital funds and awareness for men's health.  David Hyams, Director and Charles Stent, Solicitor (both in the Commercial Team) at the York office have decided to put themselves forward for the challenge. The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men's health.  They achieve this by challenging men to grow moustaches during Movember (the month formerly known as November) to spark conversation and raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems. The team at Ware & Kay think this is a very worthy cause because too many men are dying unnecessarily from prostate cancer.  Each year, 40,000 men in the UK alone are diagnosed with prostate cancer. The Movember Foundation is working tirelessly every day with…
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