New Senior Partner at Wake Smith

11th August 2014

On 31st October 2014, Senior Partner and head of the Private Client department, Michael Tunbridge, will be stepping down from the partnership after which date he will remain with Wake Smith LLP as a Consultant for the foreseeable future.

Michael joined the firm upon qualifying as a solicitor in 1976, became a partner in 1980 and Senior Partner in 2006. His successor as Senior Partner will be Nick Lambert; who is a senior member of the profession in Sheffield. He is also head of the firm's Commercial Litigation department. Andrew Vidler will take over as head of the Private Client team. Andrew is also a well respected senior lawyer and is the Diocesan Registrar for the Anglican Diocese of Sheffield. Michael Tunbridge said: -As far as my own clients are concerned, it will be very much a matter of business as usual. I am looking forward to devoting all of my time to them and being freed from some of the other responsibilities which are part and parcel of partnership. -We have an outstanding team of individuals who are practical problem-solvers, personable and highly committed to their clients. With these strengths we are confident that we can continue to build upon our practice, serving Sheffield and its environs.  

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