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11 December 2019 Firm updates

A Lasting Power of Attorney lets you decide who you would like to make decisions for you if you lose mental capacity.  While you may be tempted to try and do it yourself, the process is complicated and if not followed correctly your Lasting Power of Attorney may not be valid when you need to use it. Emma Elwess, Head of Private Client at Pearsons & Ward in Malton gives you her top ten reasons why you should always use us to make a Lasting Power of Attorney. How to make a lasting power of attorney A Lasting Power of Attorney must: be made by someone aged 18 or over who has mental capacity to understand what they are doing; be prepared using prescribed forms which request specific information and include a number of…
25 November 2019 Firm updates

We look forward to working with you in 2020 and continuing to deliver the best possible service.
23 October 2019 Firm updates

What job would you like to have other than your own? As I love what I do, I cannot really imagine doing anything else.  However, I do enjoy helping the younger members of the Firm, passing on my knowledge and experience so perhaps teaching was a route I could have chosen. Greatest Achievement? Getting to where I am now.  It has not always been easy juggling work with family life and I could not have done it without the support of my husband and children.  I do look back sometimes and wonder how I managed it! What makes you angry? These things irritate me rather than make me angry: Bad manners – there is no excuse for them. People not using their common sense – a little can go a long way in…
15 October 2019 Firm updates

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors are delighted to have sponsored the 2019 Great Annual Michaelmas Show & Sale of Breeding Sheep at Malton Market on Friday 4th October.  Hazel Anyon, Agricultural Solicitor, Philip Taylor, Head of Residential Conveyancing at Malton and Emma Mennell, Paralegal, attended the event to present the Rosettes to the champions. The judge for the day was Richard Clifford, of Sledmere Farms. Hazel Anyon said, “Pearsons & Ward is committed to supporting local farmers and businesses in the area and the sponsorship of the Show is a great example of this”. Philip Taylor added, “This Show is a large event for the local community and we are delighted that Pearsons & Ward have been involved”. The results were: The R Farnell Memorial Trophy for the champion Suffolk Ram in the show was…
04 October 2019 Firm updates

  Acorn Community Care– provides support training and respite for vulnerable adults with learning disabilities Helmsley Walled Gardens – organises a horticultural therapy scheme Next Steps – helps people with mental health problems in a variety of ways Ryedale Special Families – supports families and children with disabilities Ryedale Carers Support – with the help of volunteers they provide respite for carers, the cared for and older people living on their own Ryedale Community Transport – organises a variety of schemes to meet rural transport need for the isolated, elderly and people with mobility problems Sight Support – provides support and information for people who are blind or partially sighted We will write your will in return for a donation to Ryedale Charities Together. There is a minimum amount for this, but if you wish to give…
11 September 2019 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: Contact us between 23rd and 27th September, 2019 to make an appointment.  Be sure to mention York Teaching Hospital Charity Make a Will Week. After you make the appointment you will…
10 April 2019 Firm updates

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09 April 2019 Firm updates

Expanding law firm Ware & Kay Solicitors (with offices in York, Wetherby & Malton) is delighted to announce the appointment of well-known leading litigation solicitor, Johanne Spittle as Head of the Litigation Department and to the Board of Directors. This appointment is part of the firm's ambitious strategy for the future. In taking up her new Head of Department role, Johanne will provide strategic direction, leadership and support to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team. In joining the board, Johanne will provide further impetus to the firm's senior management team and is expected to drive strong performance and achievement of the firm's objectives in this field of work as well as its challenging growth plans. Johanne brings with her a wealth of experience in court work and arbitration. She is widely recognised for her…
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