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Sheffield's Wake Smith chairman retires

Wake Smith Solicitors’ chairman Nick Lambert has announced his retirement after nearly four decades in the law. Commercial litigation solicitor Nick Lambert has been with the Sheffield law firm for 12 years since…

eviction

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…

What are the laws for owning a dog?

What are the laws for owning a dog?

Like me you probably enjoy taking your dog for a walk in the glorious countryside which surrounds Sheffield, but have you ever wondered about your responsibilities as a dog owner in the eyes of the law? Here’s…

A Knotty Problem

A Knotty Problem

What do you do if you become aware that there is Japanese Knotweed on your land? The answer is, enter into a treatment plan with a reputable contractor as soon as possible. If you don’t then you risk being sued…