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Pre Nup

Mistletoe and Pre Nuptial Agreements

However you plan to do it, a ring shaped box under the Christmas tree or popping the question at the stroke of midnight at New Year, you may be among the many couples getting engaged over the festive period. Very…

New Year, New Start?

New Year, New Start?

I was listening to the radio this morning as to how Sachin Tendulkar (the Indian cricketer for those not in the know) has yet to reach his 100th century. Why is it that we make such a big deal about he scoring 100…

UK and EUROPE Fog Chaos

UK and EUROPE Fog Chaos

If you are unlucky enough to be caught up in a delayed or cancelled flight then follow these quick links to a Civil Aviation passenger advice booklet and some British Airways advice:   www.caa.co.uk/docs/125/DBC_Advice.pdf…

AirAmbulance

Wake Smith's Charities of the Year

Last year, Wake Smith's charity board appointed Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity as their charities of the year. Being charities of the year, staff at Wake Smith LLP engaged in various…

Can You Recover Losses Caused By The Financial Crisis?

Can You Recover Losses Caused By The Financial Crisis?

In the recent case of Rubenstein v. HSBC Bank plc the High Court found that HSBC had mis-sold a life insurance bond to an investor. The investor lost approximately £180,000 of his capital following the onset of…

DMUK

Wake Smith Sponsor DMUK's Best Parking Award

Cambridge City Council has won for a national award from disabled motoring charity, Disabled Motoring UK for their disabled parking provision. The Best Parking Award, sponsored by Wake Smith LLP, was presented to…

MADE: Festival – In Review

MADE: Festival - In Review

The Company Commercial department at Wake Smith LLP, gives his review on another successful year at the 2011 MADE: Festival.   This year's speakers certainly made an impressive line up with Dr Vince Cable MP,…

Can You Have a Happy Divorce?

Can You Have a Happy Divorce?

Marriages break down for many reasons and often the reason for the breakdown can affect not only how a couple conduct the divorce but also their long-term behaviour towards each other.   As the law stands there…

new construction design

Take Prudent Approach To Protect Park Hill Investment

Solicitors in Sheffield are advising investors in the new Park Hill development, which has now opened some show rooms; to be aware of the risks with buying property off plan. Upon completion the iconic development…