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Penny Eedle retires from Ware & Kay after 25 years

Solicitor & Head of Residential Property Department Penny Eedle is retiring from Ware & Kay Solicitors after 25 years with the firm. Penny has provided invaluable property advice to many clients over her legal career and has been instrumental in building up and running a successful residential property department in the York office. Holly Stevens will be taking over the role of Head of Residential Property and will be developing the department going forward.

Penny qualified as a Solicitor in 1984 having studied law at Newcastle University. She joined the firm in 1995 and became Head of the Residential Property Department in 2003 looking after a busy team of fee earners and experienced support staff. Penny has seen the firm develop into a thriving multi-office practice and is a highly respected Residential Property Solicitor in York and a very valued member of staff.

Penny said “I have had the pleasure of working with tremendous colleagues over the last 25 years and I could not have been part of a better team. I have made some excellent friends and connections and I will look back on my time with a huge amount of fondness and satisfaction. I now look forward to enjoying my retirement with friends and family, and to have more time to develop my love for gardening, horse-riding and attending concerts.”

Peter Kay, Senior Director said “On behalf of the Directors and all the staff at the firm, I would like to thank Penny for her hard work; diligence and dedication over her 25 years. Penny has been a great leader of the Residential Property team in York and we shall all miss her but wish her a long and happy retirement to enjoy quality time with her family. We congratulate Holly on her new role as Head of Residential Property. This department has an outstanding reputation and we look forward to Holly’s new ideas and initiatives as she takes on this on important and active role in the management and success of the firm in the years ahead”.

Holly commented “I am delighted to be heading up such a strong department and look forward to working with my team to deliver the highest service to each of our clients. My objective will be to strengthen relationships with existing clients, Estate Agents, Mortgage

Advisors and other professionals and build relationships with new clients in order to help grow the firm”.

Holly specialises in all aspects of residential property. This includes acting for clients who wish to buy and sell both freehold and leasehold houses, flats, registered and unregistered land, buy-to-lets, transfers and remortgages as well as equity release mortgages and Deeds of Gift.