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Wake Smith Solicitors is one of South Yorkshire’s leading firms of solicitors

Wake Smith is one of South Yorkshire’s leading firms of solicitors, based in Sheffield for over 200 years. The firm has built an enviable reputation for forging successful professional relationships. Understanding key business and individual legal needs has enabled Wake Smith to maintain and enhance its status as a leading firm of solicitors in Sheffield.


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A Special
Yorkshire Law Firm

Wake Smith Solicitors is a special Yorkshire law firm, being in Sheffield for over 200 years. Watch our video to find out more about us and what we do.

The Wake Smith team

Our people

Wake Smith Solicitors has more than 40 experienced legal professionals; including solicitors, associates, consultants and chartered legal executives providing the legal expertise and practical law advice that our clients need and value.

Many of the firm's directors and solicitors are rated as experts in their particular area of law.

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  • We would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Rebecca from Wake Smith Solicitors for her advice and knowledge, support, patience, encouragement, promptly responding to all enquiries as well as the great level of communication throughout the Charity registration process.

    Wake Smith provided an excellent service with a personal touch. They were also able to work around our tight deadline. We would will highly recommend your services to all.

    Andy Gillott & M Brasab (Saeed) - Unity Gym Project

  • Westfield Health have been working with Wake Smith for a substantial number of years and have developed an excellent working relationship. We have specifically utilised their commercial property services for the agreement of a number of leases, the sale of our previous offices and general contract advice and have always received a professional and supportive service.

    Westfield Health

  • I find the service Wake Smith offer to be of the upmost professionalism. Their staff are highly competent and deliver what’s required in a timely manner. Many aspects of the law can be extremely stressful, but we always feel in good hands. I have and would recommend their services to anyone.

    In business, you need a legal partner that you can reply on. We have found the partner in Wake Smith Solicitors.

    Richard Roebuck - Finance Director - Guardian Electrical Compliance Limited

  • Swann-Morton has had a long term relationship with Wake Smith across the breadth of their services. They have always been compassionate, understanding and patient in gaining an understanding of their requirements and wishes whilst delivering a solution in a professional manner.

    We look forward to a continuing long-term and professional relationship with Wake Smith.

    Mike Hirst - Swann-Morton

  • Working with Wake Smith to promote the benefits of making and leaving charitable gifts in Wills has been incredibly beneficial for Museums Sheffield. Suzanne, and the Wills and Probate team have been a delight to work with; they offer a warm welcome, expert knowledge and infectious enthusiasm and we felt 100% supported throughout the campaign.

    Most significantly, we have seen a remarkable 200% increase in legacy enquiries through our website and this will help to support the long-term future of our museums and galleries. The campaign has been a huge success and we look forward to continuing to work together.

    Kim Streets - Chief Executive - Museums Sheffield


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Get expert legal advice from one of Sheffield’s most respected law firms, Wake Smith Solicitors.

Our team of friendly, professional solicitors in Sheffield City Centre can provide support and advice in a wide range of areas for you and your business. Call our Sheffield Solicitors on 0114 266 6660 or fill out the simple form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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