Law firm Wilford Smith expands into Sheffield's Meadowhall Business Park
Law firm Wilford Smith has expanded into a new office at Meadowhall Business Park in Sheffield.
ARBA Group, which has undertaken a multi-million pound redevelopment of the 70,000 sq ft business park, has let 2,800 sq ft of ground floor office space to the Rotherham-headquartered law firm.
Wilford Smith, which specialises in fraud and complex corporate cases, commercial conveyancing and estate planning, now has offices in Rotherham, Meadowhall Business Park and Paradise Street in Sheffield, and in central London.
After growing the team to 26 since set up in 1981, founder and senior partner Stephen Smith MBE said that the move to the 2,800 sq ft new premises on Carbrook Hall Road was an ‘exciting’ step for the firm’s expansion plans.
Stephen Smith said: “The office at Meadowhall Business Park is ideal and meets the needs of our team’s culture, working across one floor in a high-quality environment and the location makes us more accessible to clients.
“Our professionals have been operating across the region from our Rotherham office since 1981 and during that time we have expanded our team of experts by attracting high-calibre professionals with criminal and niche sector expertise – something we are very proud of.
“We are looking forward to continuing our growth in South Yorkshire and welcoming additional talented professionals and specialist teams to the company.”
Richard Burns, director at ARBA Group, addrd: “The offices at Meadowhall Business Park are proving to be well sought after and are attracting quality business to the region and furthering existing companies expansion plans.
“We’re pleased to welcome Wilford Smith to these high-profile offices to help their growing business expand further.
“The signing of this lease highlights that Meadowhall Business Park continues to prove to be a place where businesses want to relocate to and grow from.”
Wilford Smith join tenants including Tuffnells Parcels Express, Auburn Ainsley, Preventx, KitchenEx, Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining (Holdings) Limited, NG Bailey and photography and makeover studio, Chique Photography at Meadowhall Business Park.
The second phase of a multi-million pound business park refurbishment has now been launched after 60% of the site was occupied in 2017.