How legislation moulds our lives

How legislation moulds our lives

There is a catchily titled bill going through Parliament at the moment called “The Civil Partnerships Marriages and Deaths (registration etc) Bill 2017 to 2019”. Whilst the title is not necessarily going to grab…

Wake Smith package lease for expanding Yorkshire Crisps

Wake Smith package lease for expanding Yorkshire Crisps

Yorkshire Crisps are laying more roots in the county by expanding their premises with the help of Wake Smith. The luxury hand cooked crisps and popcorn maker has renewed its lease and acquired another unit at Waleswood…

Excellent service and great client outcomes

Excellent service and great client outcomes

A new flagship partnership with Museums Sheffield, a growing portfolio of satisfied clients and plaudits from the Legal 500 for excellent service and great client outcomes - it’s been a busy time for Wake Smith’s…

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Wake Smith retain hard earned legal rankings

Wake Smith's investment and commitment to staff recruitment, training and culture has reaped rewards in the latest Legal 500 rankings – the national benchmark for the best of the legal profession. Key individuals…

What are the laws for owning a dog?

What are the laws for owning a dog?

Like me you probably enjoy taking your dog for a walk in the glorious countryside which surrounds Sheffield, but have you ever wondered about your responsibilities as a dog owner in the eyes of the law? Here’s…

Planning your digital legacy

Planning your digital legacy

With increasing numbers of people spending more and more time online and storing information digitally, what happens to your online presence in the result of your death? If you haven’t planned your digital legacy,…

Divorce and pensions – full and frank disclosure

Divorce and pensions – full and frank disclosure

Pensions have never been a more important consideration for divorcing couples. The family home is often considered to be the most valuable asset, but pensions can be a forgotten income and potentially the second…

Five appointments at Wake Smith

Five appointments at Wake Smith

Wake Smith has made five appointments across growing departments.  Jessica Rowbotham from Kiveton Park has started as Assistant Solicitor in the firm’s Private Client team after completing a training contract at…

House sale delays: who’s to blame?

House sale delays: who’s to blame?

Moving home is among life’s most stressful events. From finding the perfect house to packing up and planning the move – there’s a mass of things to plan before you even get to organising the legalities of buying…