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16 January 2024 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of James Withers as the Risk & Compliance Officer for the firm. Risk and compliance issues and policies are one of the foundations of modern legal practice and having someone who is dedicated to this role will ensure not only that we are up to date but he can also develop new policies and will provide strategic support to the management team. In his role, James will ensure compliance with regulatory obligations, professional and practice standards, maintain practice manuals and policies and proactively keep abreast of changes in the regulatory field. He will also make certain that the relevant legal, financial and data protection legislation and frameworks are adhered to. His role will see him safeguard the existing structures and procedures as…
02 January 2024 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors in Malton is pleased to announce it will change its name to Ware & Kay Solicitors on 1st April 2024.  Pearsons & Ward merged with Ware & Kay in 2015 having always shared a similar ethos and approach.  Following the merger Pearsons & Ward continued to retain its long historical name. However, after extensive consideration and consultation, it has been decided that the practices will now operate under the name Ware & Kay headed by David Hyams as Managing Director. The change in Malton is a key part of the firm’s strategy of uniting the firm behind the brand name of Ware & Kay. David Hyams said: “The primary driving force behind the name change was about the firm unifying itself under one name to enhance the client service and streamline…
01 December 2023 Firm updates

     We would like to send you our best wishes for the festive season and a safe and healthy 2024. We look forward to working with you and continuing to deliver the best possible service.  Christmas and New Year opening times  Our offices will be closed from 4.00pm on Friday 22nd December and will reopen at 9.00am on Tuesday 2nd January, 2024.  If you would like to contact us outside of these hours please use our “contact us” form and someone will get back to you on the next business working day.  Best wishes  The team at Ware & Kay and Pearsons & Ward
22 November 2023 Firm updates

Leading law firm Ware & Kay and Pearsons & Ward Solicitors (with offices in Malton, York & Wetherby) has appointed Heather Mackins as Associate and Head of Residential Property in its Malton office to meet the demand for its services. Heather will focus on advising clients on residential property matters including property sales and purchases for both freehold and leasehold property for registered and unregistered land. She also has extensive experience of dealing with right to buy, shared equity leases, help to buy mortgages, new build, re-mortgages, equity release and transfers of equity. She will also support clients buying and selling at auction, purchasing buy-to-lets and property registrations.  Heather’s expertise will ensure that clients receive the highest standard of legal advice and representation. Originally from Bamford in the Peak District, Heather arrives at Ware…
11 October 2023 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) has strengthened its respected Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department with the appointment of a new solicitor Akeel Hussain.  Akeel is recognised for his experience in handling various litigated cases and offering clients advice on alternative dispute resolution particularly in the resolution of residential landlord and tenant law, breach of contract, professional negligence disputes, debt recovery and personal injury matters. Akeel will now aim to provide legal advice to a range of property-owning clients including landed estates, farmers and agricultural businesses as well as commercial and residential landlords handling possession claims, recovery of rent arrears, contentious probate, contested business lease renewals, dilapidations and property ownership disputes. In addition, he will also provide advice on partnership and shareholder disputes. Originally from Keighley in West Yorkshire…
02 October 2023 Firm updates

Ware & Kay and Pearsons & Ward Solicitors is delighted to announce that they have already raised over £3,700 for their Charity of the Year, Candlelighters.   On Saturday 30th September the team took part in a 20 mile walk at Middleton-on-Tees, County Durham to support Candlelighters. Along the way they clambered over boulders along the river’s edge, scrambled up the mighty Cauldon Snout Waterfall on the reaches of the River Tees. They entered Gibsons Cave to light a candle and passed the spectacular High Force Waterfall in the heart of the Durham Dales. Despite the rain, aching legs and feet the team completed the challenge, tired but triumphant.    The funds raised through this event will play a pivotal role in supporting the invaluable work carried out by Candlelighters, a charity devoted…
01 September 2023 Firm updates

Ware & Kay Solicitors with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton is proud to announce they have been shortlisted for an award at the upcoming Yorkshire Legal Awards, which is to be hosted on 5th October. David Hyams has been shortlisted for Managing Director of the Year Award. This is a testament to the positive direction and growth made after seeing organisational improvements and changes over the last 2 years. David has worked with each department head to develop business plans with growth targets and continues to encourage and mentor his colleagues to make those plans a reality. David has a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge in all areas and has a clear vision for the future of Ware & Kay. It is fantastic that the firm has been acknowledged amongst the awards’ nominees…
28 July 2023 Firm updates

Ware & Kay and Pearsons & Ward Solicitors is proud to announce that Laura Carter, Solicitor in the Wills & Probate team and accredited SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) member, has passed the Solicitors for the Elderly Older Client Law in Practice Award.  In order to be a fully accredited SFE member, lawyers must have a minimum of three years' experience advising in areas of older client law and have completed the Older Client Law in Practice Award – a qualification which demonstrates the specialist client care skills that enable lawyers to advise and support older and vulnerable clients. Members are also required to continuously update their knowledge with training and produce an annual statement of competence, which ensures they maintain their expertise. Laura qualified as a Solicitor in 2015 and joined the firm in 2018…
28 July 2023 Firm updates

Ware & Kay and Pearsons & Ward Solicitors is proud to announce that Laura Carter, Solicitor in the Wills & Probate team and accredited SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) member, has passed the Solicitors for the Elderly Older Client Law in Practice Award.   In order to be a fully accredited SFE member, lawyers must have a minimum of three years' experience advising in areas of older client law and have completed the Older Client Law in Practice Award – a qualification which demonstrates the specialist client care skills that enable lawyers to advise and support older and vulnerable clients. Members are also required to continuously update their knowledge with training and produce an annual statement of competence, which ensures they maintain their expertise. Laura qualified as a Solicitor in 2015 and joined the firm in…
25 July 2023 Firm updates

David Hyams has been shortlisted for 'Managing Partner of the Year' at the Yorkshire Legal Awards. The awards are taking place on 5 October 2023 at New Dock Hall in Leeds. We wish David all the best and good luck to everyone who has been shortlisted.
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