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Quality mark renewed for Wake Smith Solicitors

Quality mark renewed for Wake Smith Solicitors

Wake Smith has been recognised for exceeding the highest standards of legal practice and client care. The firm’s Lexcel accreditation has been renewed for the fifth year running by The Law Society, recognising…

Remember Museums Sheffield in your Will

Remember Museums Sheffield in your Will

Wake Smith Solicitors started its new legacy partnership with Museums Sheffield with a launch event in the Millennium Gallery. Suzanne Porter, director of the Wills and Probate team at Wake Smith joined Kim Street,…

Home-grown talent promoted at Sheffield’s Wake Smith

Home-grown talent promoted at Sheffield’s Wake Smith

We are delighted to have promoted two home grown lawyers. Associate Rebecca Robinson in the Commercial team has been promoted to director. Rebecca joined Wake Smith 14 years ago as a trainee solicitor and qualified…

Director moves over to consultant role

Director moves over to consultant role

After nearly four decades in the legal sector, Andrew Vidler looks to stand down from his full-time role in the Wills and Probate team at Wake Smith and become a consultant for the firm. Andrew, who lead the department…

Animal charity secures donation from Wake Smith

Animal charity secures donation from Wake Smith

Wake Smith Solicitors has raised £4,611 for Thornberry Animal Sanctuary, an established rescue and rehoming centre for abandoned animals in South Yorkshire. Employees at Wake Smith voted the charity as its nominated…

“The breakup fee”

“The breakup fee”

Usually I write about the breakdown of marriages and the financial implications. It appears that I have missed a trick and indeed, until now, missed knowledge of “the breakup fee”. This new concept is of Chinese…

NHS breast screening failure - the issues

NHS breast screening failure - the issues

News that up to 270 women may have died as a result of a major NHS computer error which meant 450,000 were denied breast cancer screening, is concerning. The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday (May…

Summer School Holidays – A parent’s survival guide

Summer School Holidays – A parent’s survival guide

We know after the last few months of “The Beast from the East” that you probably have not even thought about the kids' summer holidays! If you hadn’t realised the clocks have gone forward. Organising childcare…

Cohabitee’s guide to buying a home

Cohabitee’s guide to buying a home

Cohabiting couples are the fastest growing demographic according to the latest National Statistics. In 2017 there were 19.0 million families in the UK, a 15% increase from 16.6 million in 1996, of those, married…