Are temperatures and tempers rising?

Are temperatures and tempers rising?

Continental Europe has been basking in a heatwave and after a very wet spring, summer may just have arrived in the UK. It is probable that you have already pre-booked your summer holidays abroad or you may be planning…

Bereavement Damages changes – do they go far enough?

Bereavement Damages changes – do they go far enough?

Claimant lawyers have long argued that the rules regarding bereavement damages are in desperate need of revision. Bereavement damages are due to change but do the reforms go far enough? Scott Haslam, Associate…

Wake Smith treads the boards with Sheffield Theatres

Wake Smith treads the boards with Sheffield Theatres

Wake Smith has joined forces with Sheffield Theatres for 2019/20. The Sheffield solicitors has become a corporate partner of Sheffield Theatres for the next year allowing employees and guests to catch the latest…

Wake Smith shortlisted in regional dealmakers’ awards

Wake Smith shortlisted in regional dealmakers’ awards

Wake Smith’s company and commercial team has been shortlisted for two accolades in the Sheffield City Region Dealmakers' Awards. The event, organised by Yorkshire Business Insider, is a once-a-year celebration…

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Parliament to abolish “no-fault” evictions

Public consultation is currently underway on the abolition of Section 21 notices whereby a landlord can terminate an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) and conduct a no-fault eviction. The Government takes the view…

Wake Smith announces new Associate promotions

Wake Smith announces new Associate promotions

Sheffield based Wake Smith Solicitors has announced two internal Associate promotions. Clinical Negligence solicitor Kate Lax and Commercial Property solicitor Laura Sanderson have been promoted to Associate Solicitor…

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Wake Smith bag new lease for Sheffield tote manufacturer

Sheffield tote bag producer Bag It Don’t Bin It is expanding its independent business for the third time in 18 months with help from Wake Smith Solicitors. The company, headed up by managing director Daya Singh…