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29 April 2022 Firm updates

We are pleased to announce the launch of our New Client Portal. Why are we upgrading? Although Ware & Kay/Pearsons & Ward Solicitors have a robust system in place, we felt that it was time to provide a further improvement to the client experience with enhanced focus on technology. The Purpose of the Client Portal The purpose of the portal is for our clients to check the progress of their case 24-7 in real time.        The portal is updated as we reach each milestone in the transaction and it will send out notifications and email alerts as the transaction progresses.  The benefits to you of the Ware & Kay/Pearsons & Ward Client Portal Convenient 24/7 access to your account Receive instant updates and track progress in real time Upload and download documents securely…
14 April 2022 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward is delighted to support the Saint Catherine’s Hospice Make a Will Week. We have agreed to give our time and expertise for free to support Saint Catherine’s Hospice Make a Will Week. We will happily meet with you to take your instructions for a simple Will during this week and draft a professional Will in accordance with those instructions. We will also meet with you again for your Will to be signed by the end of June 2022. In return, you will make a donation to Saint Catherine’s. Our suggested minimum is £125* per single Will and £200* per matching pair. This is payable at the time you sign your Will with us and we will forward the donation to Saint Catherine’s. *If your Will requires advice of a complex nature, or…
23 March 2022 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is delighted to announce the appointment of Employment Solicitor, Kalpesh Nakeshree as Head of the Employment Department. In taking up his new role, Kalpesh will provide leadership and support to the Employment Team. Kalpesh specialises in all aspects of employment law and will provide bespoke employment law advice to both employers and employees.  This will include dealing with restructuring, redundancies, grievances and settlement agreements.  He will also advise on change management, flexible working, Transfer of Undertaking Protection of Employment (TUPE) and tribunal claims.  He regularly represents clients taking initial instructions to the point of the tribunal hearing and provides a range of employment law and HR training programmes for managers and HR professionals. Originally from Harrogate, Kalpesh arrives at Ware…
10 February 2022 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors, is proud to be supporting local rugby club Malton & Norton RUFC by sponsoring the home match against Scarborough on Saturday 12th February, kick-off 2.15pm. Pearsons & Ward (part of Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd with offices in Malton, York & Wetherby) have always enjoyed a strong working relationship with Malton & Norton Rugby Club for many years and are delighted to show their ongoing commitment by providing match-day sponsorship. William Browne Club Chairman of Malton & Norton RUFC said “We are really looking forward to welcoming the team from Pearsons & Ward along with guests to our home game against Scarborough on Saturday.  Our association with this local firm of Solicitors goes back to the founding of our club in 1953 and we continue to value their support. As they…
04 January 2022 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Pearsons & Ward Solicitors (with offices in Malton, York and Wetherby) is delighted to announce the promotion of Philip Taylor, Head of Residential Property to the firm’s Board of Directors.  This appointment is part of the firm’s ambitious strategy for the future. In taking up his new role, Philip will now work alongside fellow Directors Emma Elwess and David Hyams to provide strategic direction, leadership and support to the staff at the Malton office.  In joining the Board, Philip will provide further impetus to the firm’s senior management team and will be working with the Directors in the York & Wetherby offices (Ware & Kay) to drive strong performance, achievement of the firm’s overall objectives as well as its challenging growth plans. Philip said ‘I am delighted with the recognition and support…
01 October 2021 Firm updates

Leading Yorkshire Law Firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby and Malton) has announced a new key appointment.  David Hyams will assume the role of Managing Director from 1st October to drive the firm forward and deliver its growth strategy. Ware & Kay, a full service law firm continues to go from strength to strength, providing a high quality and personal service to clients.  David, who has been a Director and Head of Commercial Property since 2003, will now head up the firm as part of the strategic plan for the future. Having considerable operational experience, David will be bringing a wealth of managerial insight to the role and will work closely with his colleagues across the firm’s other offices. This appointment will help take the firm to the next stage of its development…
03 September 2021 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is delighted to announce the appointment of well-known leading Corporate and Commercial Solicitor, David Silver to join the Corporate and Commercial Services Team. David brings with him a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial law both in the UK and overseas.  David is widely recognised for his experience in handling complex cases and providing advice in all aspects of company and business sales together with mergers and acquisitions. David will give advice regarding shareholder agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, corporate finance and general company law.  David has particular experience in advising firms on company formation & compliance and writing commercial contracts, both domestic and cross-border, international franchise agreements and terms of trade across a wide range of business sectors. Originally from Liverpool…
05 August 2021 Firm updates

Expanding Yorkshire law firm Pearsons & Ward Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Bradwell, an experienced Litigation Solicitor to its growing Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. Her appointment is a further addition to the firm’s expertise in this sector. Julie brings with her a wealth of experience in all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution. She is widely recognised for her experience in handling complex cases particularly for clients who are contesting Wills and bringing inheritance claims. Julie will also provide a range of advice to clients who are disputing the termination of commercial and residential leases, property contract disputes, boundary and property nuisance disputes and professional negligence Originally from Newcastle, Julie arrives at Pearsons & Ward with over 31 years’ experience in litigation and dispute…
15 April 2021 Firm updates

David Hyams is director of commercial property at Ware & Kay Solicitors, based in the York office. What are the prospects for the property sector in Yorkshire and Humber? In the mid to long term, I am positive about the prospects for the property sector as the region has so much to offer.  We are obviously facing challenging times at the moment, particularly in the hospitality sector, but once we have got through to the other side, I am confident that there will be a release of pent-up demand and we shall soon be back on our feet again. What is the best project you have been involved in? In recent times it was acting for a landlord on the grant of a lease of 15,000 sq ft office unit to a large regional accountancy practice.  It was a…
14 April 2021 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Solicitor Tracie Middleton to its growing Residential Property Team in Malton. Tracie is the latest appointment for Pearsons & Ward, part of Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd which serves clients across Ryedale, North and East Yorkshire. In her new role Tracie will provide comprehensive advice to clients on all types of residential property transactions, including buying and selling freehold properties for registered and unregistered land.  She also has experience of purchasing buy-to-lets, landlord and tenant work, mortgage transactions and property registrations. Originally from Cheshire Tracie moved to Yorkshire in 2001 and arrives at Pearsons & Ward with experience in Residential Property Law. She completed the legal practice course at the University of Law in Leeds with a Masters in 2017 and started her…
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