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Wake Smith shortlisted twice in Yorkshire Lawyer Awards

Wake Smith shortlisted twice in Yorkshire Lawyer Awards

Sheffield’s Wake Smith Solicitors has been shortlisted twice in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2019. The firm, which has serviced the legal requirements of individuals and companies across the Sheffield City Region…

City’s museums partnership renewed

City’s museums partnership renewed

Wake Smith has renewed its legacy partnership with Museums Sheffield; the charity that runs the Millennium Gallery, Graves Gallery, and Weston Park Museum.  The Sheffield law firm joined forces with the charity…

Michael Tunbridge Retire

Senior Sheffield solicitor retires after 43 years

One of Sheffield’s most established senior solicitors will retire at Easter, after a rewarding career serving the local community for 43 years. Michael Tunbridge started his legal career in Sheffield in November…

New fees for probate applications

New fees for probate applications

From April 2019, the Government intends to increase the fees paid to the court when making an application for a grant of probate in England and Wales. The fee at present is £155 if it is a solicitor making the…

Your outdated EPA needs to become an LPA

Your outdated EPA needs to become an LPA

People are now living longer, and it is increasingly common for an individual to be unable to manage their affairs for a number of reasons. If the situation arises where decisions need to be made and people need…

Excellent service and great client outcomes

Excellent service and great client outcomes

A new flagship partnership with Museums Sheffield, a growing portfolio of satisfied clients and plaudits from the Legal 500 for excellent service and great client outcomes - it’s been a busy time for Wake Smith’s…

Planning your digital legacy

Planning your digital legacy

With increasing numbers of people spending more and more time online and storing information digitally, what happens to your online presence in the result of your death? If you haven’t planned your digital legacy,…

Wake Smith shortlisted for Yorkshire Legal Awards

Wake Smith shortlisted for Yorkshire Legal Awards

Wake Smith has been shortlisted in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018. The firm has been recognised by the judges in the Private Client category. The prestigious awards celebrate the achievements of the best lawyers…

Business Lasting Powers of Attorney

Business Lasting Powers of Attorney

If you own a business what would happen if you lost mental capacity and were unable to make decisions? By planning ahead, a Business Lasting Power of Attorney (BLPA) allows an individual to appoint an attorney…