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…

Seminar addresses mental health in the workplace

Seminar addresses mental health in the workplace

Sheffield solicitors Wake Smith are bringing mental health to the top of the agenda at a seminar later this month. More than 100 delegates have signed up to attend their September HR Forum, organised with recruitment…

Solicitors' 12 take on 10k

Solicitors' 12 take on 10k

Staff from Wake Smith  will put their best feet forward to raise funds for Weston Park Cancer Charity. A 12-strong team of employees has signed up to take part in the Sheffield 10k on 23 September. The team, which…

Contributing to the community

Contributing to the community

Our solicitors don’t just look after the legal needs of individuals and businesses across South Yorkshire – they provide input into charities and organisations across the region. Many of our team here at Wake Smith…

Wake Smith shows impressive low carbon footprint

Wake Smith shows impressive low carbon footprint

Wake Smith has come top in two categories for low carbon emissions in a national environmental survey. The firm reported the lowest total carbon emissions and the lowest emissions per employee of the 59 nationwide…

Wake Smith shortlisted for Yorkshire Legal Awards

Wake Smith shortlisted for Yorkshire Legal Awards

Wake Smith has been shortlisted in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018. The firm has been recognised by the judges in the Private Client category. The prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of the best lawyers…

Divorce – is it time to overhaul the law?

Divorce – is it time to overhaul the law?

The case of Tini Owens highlights an urgent need for an overhaul of current Divorce Law. The ruling will mean Tini will now have to wait until 2020 to be granted a divorce. Tini is unable to get a divorce for a…

Sheffield Bricktropolis

Lawyers model legal services for Sheffield Bricktropolis

Wake Smith Solicitors has put the building blocks in place to allow Sheffield to be transformed into a city of LEGO® bricks next month. Commercial property associate Rachael Flintoft advised on a tenancy at will…

usdata

Do you transfer personal data to a US company?

An extraordinary amount of businesses in this country, particularly businesses which capture personal data via websites, transfer EU citizens’ data to US companies. Up to now providing that the GDPR requirements…

Disciplinary procedures for employers

Disciplinary procedures for employers

Disciplinary procedures deal with difficulties arising in the employment relationship. They are sometimes the best way for an employer to tell an employee when something is wrong. It allows them to explain clearly…