Wake Smith choose Weston Park as fundraising target

Wake Smith choose Weston Park as fundraising target

Staff at Wake Smith have voted for Weston Park Cancer Charity to become their chosen good cause for the next year. Employees at the Sheffield law firm will now spend 12 months raising cash for the charity through…

Divorce lawyers eye new disclosure rules with interest

Divorce lawyers eye new disclosure rules with interest

New disclosure rules which are now in effect could see previous financial awards granted through divorce challenged as property ownership registers become public. The rules require British overseas territories,…

Why are people nervous about divorce?

Why are people nervous about divorce?

Research on Twitter by Wake Smith has revealed that not being able to spend time with their children is the thing most people fear about starting a divorce. The social media survey, conducted by Wake Smith’s Family…

Divorce – “it Ain’t Over Till Its Over”

Divorce – “it Ain’t Over Till Its Over”

As Lenny Karvitz once said “It Aint Over Till Its Over” so, one has to feel for Tini Owens, when will her on going marriage to Hugh come to an end. I doubt she envisaged when she issued proceedings in 2015, with…

Business Lasting Powers of Attorney

Business Lasting Powers of Attorney

If you own a business what would happen if you lost mental capacity and were unable to make decisions? By planning ahead, a Business Lasting Power of Attorney (BLPA) allows an individual to appoint an attorney…

Quality mark renewed for Wake Smith Solicitors

Quality mark renewed for Wake Smith Solicitors

Wake Smith has been recognised for exceeding the highest standards of legal practice and client care. The firm’s Lexcel accreditation has been renewed for the fifth year running by The Law Society, recognising…

Remember Museums Sheffield in your Will

Remember Museums Sheffield in your Will

Wake Smith Solicitors started its new legacy partnership with Museums Sheffield with a launch event in the Millennium Gallery. Suzanne Porter, director of the Wills and Probate team at Wake Smith joined Kim Street,…

Home-grown talent promoted at Sheffield’s Wake Smith

Home-grown talent promoted at Sheffield’s Wake Smith

We are delighted to have promoted two home grown lawyers. Associate Rebecca Robinson in the Commercial team has been promoted to director. Rebecca joined Wake Smith 14 years ago as a trainee solicitor and qualified…

Director moves over to consultant role

Director moves over to consultant role

After nearly four decades in the legal sector, Andrew Vidler looks to stand down from his full-time role in the Wills and Probate team at Wake Smith and become a consultant for the firm. Andrew, who lead the department…