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Office Move Update

The directors at Wake Smith are delighted to announce that from January 26, 2016 all our professional legal and administrative teams will be based at our prestigious new office in Sheffield city centre. We spent…

Pre-Nuptial Agreements not just for the top 1%

Pre-Nuptial Agreements not just for the top 1%

The way society views marriage is changing, the marriage rate has been in slow decline, couples are marrying later and are more concerned about what might happen if they divorce. The latest figures suggest that…

Deal done but are you protected?

Deal done but are you protected?

2015 has seen growing business confidence and many sectors becoming more commercially active than has been the case for a while. With this confidence, as the economy improves, it's quite easy for businesses to fall…

Want to feel good? Then give us a fundraising hand

Want to feel good? Then give us a fundraising hand

Did you know that when a person makes a donation to charity, their brain acts to reward them in a similar way to when having sex or eating chocolate? Medical technology studies have shown that when people donate…

Basement Extensions

Basement Extensions

Nick Lambert from our Property Litigation Team takes a look at the current trend for basement extensions. Such extensions are often controversial. When a basement extension is planned the Party Wall Act 1996 will…

A three course meal that lasts 25 years

A three course meal that lasts 25 years

Sheffield law firm Wake Smith is celebrating 25 years of hosting its city-based business lunch club. The company, which hosts a broad events programme every year, started the triannual initiative back in 1990 as…