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15 October 2016 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors immersed themselves in muddy bogs, thick woods and river crossings in the Major Series on Sunday 16th October to raise money for York-based charity 'The Island'. The 14-strong platoon of troops named 'The Ware & Kay Warriors' led by "Field Marshall" Holly Stevens Residential Property Solicitor and "Lieutenant Colonel" Sian Foster Wills & Probate Solicitor strapped their boots on tight before embarking on a mud run like no other.  The team, who were at the peak of fitness, had all received personal training before negotiating the epic military-style 5k grueling mission. The Ware & Kay troops managed to raise £684 for The Island.  The charity provides a mentoring service to vulnerable young and disabled people in York.  The young people are linked with fully-trained volunteer mentors, who, by means of…
06 October 2016 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors & York Teaching Hospital Charity Will Writing Campaign 17-28 October About the YTHC Will Writing Campaign Ware & Kay Solicitors is working closely with The York Teaching Hospital Charity (YTHC) to give you the opportunity to have your Will written for FREE when you choose to remember the YTHC in your Will or make a donation on the day at our offices in York or Wetherby. The amount you choose to leave in your Will is entirely up to you. You could leave a set amount, a percentage of your estate or simply what is left once your family and friends have been taken care of. If you choose to make a donation on the day, YTHC are asking for a minimum donation of £120 for a single Will or £170…
04 August 2016 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors is proud to announce that Sian Foster has been admitted to full membership of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (known as STEP for short), a professional body which is committed to helping people manage their affairs. Sian is now holding an internationally recognised qualification that demonstrates her practical and detailed understanding of the law and the procedures involved in trust and probate procedure, tax and accounting.  She is entitled to use the designation STEP to showcase her specialist expertise and give her clients the confidence and peace of mind of knowing that she has reached the exacting standards which are required by this body. To qualify, Sian spent three years writing three 5,000 word papers which were researched and written around her work commitments. York-based Sian Foster qualified as…
24 July 2016 Firm updates

The Yorkshire Law Society Triathlon Challenge held on Saturday 23rd July at Castle Howard was a huge success and expected to raise over £1000 for York Against Cancer. Peter Kay, Senior Director of Ware & Kay and President of the Yorkshire Law Society and six teams made up of members of the Yorkshire Law Society took part in the 'Super Sprint Triathlon'.  The challenge was for the participating relay teams to beat Peter's Champion, William Kaye from Harrowells and for every minute that William beat the relay team, Peter pledged to pay £1 to his chosen charity York Against Cancer. Teams from Andrew Jackson, Quality Solicitors Burn & Co, Harrowells Solicitors, Ware & Kay Solicitors including two relay team from Dere Street Chambers competed against William. William and the teams pushed themselves to…
23 July 2016 Firm updates

For the first time ever, the Yorkshire Law Society is organising a Triathlon Challenge to raise money for York Against Cancer. The event will take place on Saturday 23rd July at Castle Howard and Peter Kay, Senior Director of Ware & Kay Solicitors and President of the Yorkshire Law Society has invited members to take part in a 'Super Sprint Triathlon'.  It comprises a 400m open water swim in Castle Howard's Great Lake, a 23km cycle and a 4km run through the Estate with the Howardian Hills providing the backdrop. The challenge is for the participating relay teams to beat Peter's Champion, William Kaye from Harrowells.  William who is a serious triathlete has agreed to compete instead of Peter for this great cause.  Peter pledges to pay £1 to his chosen charity York Against Cancer…
22 July 2016 Firm updates

THE YORKSHIRE LAW SOCIETY TRIATHLON CHALLENGE SATURDAY 23RD/SUNDAY 24TH JULY, 2016 WHAT: Time to take part in the World's fastest growing sport and join BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner, Bailey Matthews. WHO: Members of the Yorkshire Law Society HOW: Peter Kay, the President of the Yorkshire Law Society has invited all the members to take part in a 'Super-Sprint Traithlon. All the law firms with a member in the Yorkshire Law Society can sign up a relay team (two or three team members) to take part in this "Super-Sprint Triathlon" 400m swim………23km cycle ride…………4km run The Challenge will be for Relay Teams to beat the President's Champion (William Kaye from Harrowells) For every minute that William beats a relay team the President pledges to pay £1 to York Against Cancer The winning team will…
16 July 2016 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward, the Malton office of Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd have donated £500 to local charity Acorn Community Care centre at Whinflower Hall Farm, based in Norton.  The charity provides a range of services which are a vital lifeline for young adults with learning and/or physical disabilities in the Ryedale and North Yorkshire areas. Pearsons & Ward have supported Acorn Community Care centre by organising a corporate fun day out for itself and the other Ware & Kay offices in York and Wetherby at a Hog Roast on Saturday 16th July to help raise the profile of the charity.  Staff and family members got involved in a whole range of activites from holding barn owls, stroking alpacas and piglets to welly wanging, tug of war games, tractor rides, air rifle shooting and much…
12 July 2016 Firm updates

New signage at Ware & Kay Solicitors in York has now been erected which is designed to improve visibility for visitors to their offices. David Hyams, Director said "The Ware & Kay offices occupy a highly prominent site on the York inner ring road due to the distinctive 'Red Clock' which is an important feature of the building and our profile.  We were delighted to work with Property Consultants Lawrence Hannah who helped to achieve a successful application with York City Council.  As we are in a Conservation Area the signs could not be overly intrusive in terms of positioning and size, but we were able  to improve the prominence of the signage by  lightly increasing the size of the lettering and changing the colour scheme.  The important aspect to the new signage is that…
05 July 2016 Firm updates

THE countdown to the third Jane Tomlinson 10K run in York has begun. In only three day's time, more than 6,000 people will line up at York Racecourse to take part in the race set up in memory of the inspirational fundraiser, who dedicated the final years of her life to raising money for charity while suffering from cancer. Joining the start line this year will be David Kershaw, Solicitor at Ware & Kay who is running with the Yorkshire Law Society Team to help raise funds for Martin House Hospice. Michael Peach, Director at Ware & Kay and President of the Yorkshire Law Society chose Martin House Children's Hospice near Wetherby as his chosen charity and his aim is to promote the fantastic work that it does for children and young people with life-limiting illnesses…
15 June 2016 Firm updates

Wetherby beat Thorne 28 : 23 in the top of the table clash From left: Michael Peach (Director, Ware & Kay), Danny Warden (First Team Captain) Wetherby's flair overcame  the power of the Thorne forwards in a very tense and gripping match which was in doubt until the very end! From left: Charlie Wetton (Chairman of the Seniors), Michael Peach (Director, Ware & Kay), Jonathan Hirst (Chairman of the Juniors)  
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