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  • Compensation plans could deal up double whammy for road traffic accident victims

    19 January 2018

    People trying to get compensation after being hurt in road traffic accidents face a double whammy of having to mount a claim without legal representation or the support of medical experts, the Law Society of England and Wales warned. Submit...

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  • Sponsored event gets major success - WOW Women of the World!

    18 January 2018

    Last year we sponsored the WOW - Women of the World event held in Exeter, with various people from our firm attending, sitting on panels and giving talks. The incredible event celebrates the incredible achievements of women and girls. Originating...

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  • Cafcass publishes new research on private law cases that return to court

    16 January 2018

    Cafcass has published new research that shows for the first time the scale of private lawcases that come back to court. Our research considers why these cases return and how some cases may benefit from alternative dispute resolution. The res...

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  • Medics outraged as MedCo fees double

    12 January 2018

    Costly court battles and a tumultuous personal injury market have prompted the whiplash accreditation scheme to raise the fees it charges experts by 100%. Medical experts in the market now effectively face the option of paying up or shutting down ...

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  • Letter calling for greater rights for cohabitants

    10 January 2018

    More than six million people are cohabiting — living together without being married — in the UK. It is the fastest-growing family type. Society is changing, but sadly laws in England and Wales lag behind. Many still believe in the myth...

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  • MEET THE FIRM - Hannah Quick

    10 January 2018

    MEET THE FIRM! Hannah Quick Meet Hannah! Hannah is our newest Trainee Solicitor. Hannah started as a Legal Assistant in the Family Department following obtaining her Law Degree, LPC and Masters Degree. Due to her incredible hard work and commitme...

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  • Separating families miss opportunity for simpler court forms

    10 January 2018

    Government Ministers have missed another opportunity to nudge family justice processes closer to the 21st century, says a national family charity, following the publication of amended family court forms.   Paperwork for separating couples a...

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  • Shelter report reveals the devastating impact of homelessness in the classroom

    10 January 2018

    Posted 21 Dec 2017 A unique investigation by Shelter, exploring how teachers view the impact of homelessness on children, reveals that many are struggling to cope with the growing levels of homelessness in their classrooms. In-depth interviews w...

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  • Boost for justice for victims of domestic violence after legal aid rule change

    08 January 2018

    8 January 2018 The number of domestic abuse victims able to access free legal advice is set to increase after the government relented on excessively strict evidence rules introduced in 2013. The hurdles – including arbitrary ti...

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  • Health, Social Care and the "Dementia Tax"

    05 January 2018

    You can hardly have missed the recent headlines about health and social care; from bed blocking to the hastily abandoned social care proposals of the general election. Who pays for care is the big issue no one seems willing to tackle. A dementia ...

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  • New family court forms

    04 January 2018

    HMCTS has introduced five new forms for the family court. New forms FM1, Form B, Form A1, Form A and C100 will come into effect on 8 January 2018. HMCTS will continue to accept old forms until 12 January. Click here to find links where ...

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    02 January 2018

    Members of the public do not need to worry about being sued if they use common sense when clearing paths and driveways of ice and snow, says a leading personal injury lawyer. “After the recent snowy and icy conditions, the myth is still cir...

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    20 December 2017

    We will be closed on Friday 22nd December at 3pm and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.  We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Friday 22nd December 17 - Open 9am-3pm Monday 25th December 17 - Closed Tue...

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  • Diversity of legal profession should mirror the population it serves

    19 December 2017

    The rule of law depends on every person being treated equally within our justice system, the Law Society of England and Wales said today following the government’s commitment to tackling racial inequality in the Criminal Justice System. &ld...

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    15 December 2017

     Christmas Jumper Day There is a great turn out of Christmas Jumpers in the office today all in aid of Save The Children Charity.. some even have bells! Visit their website to found out more about how the money we raise helps protect childre...

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  • MEET THE FIRM - Julie Farmer

    13 December 2017

    MEET THE FIRM! Julie Farmer Meet Julie! Julie is our Finance Manager and has been part of Cartridges Law for an astounding 17 years! Although Julie's role revolves around finances, her years of administrative work throughout the firm mean that s...

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  • Our Budding Friends Event

    07 December 2017

    BIG THANK YOU to all of those that attended our Budding Friends Christmas Festivities Evening on Thursday 7th December, a wonderful evening was had by all. Big thank you to the Big Noise The Big Noise Chorus Ltd who filled our reception...

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  • 'Tremendous victory' for PI claimants over transferred claim

    06 December 2017

    The Court of Appeal handed victory to claimants today in a much-awaited decision with huge ramifications for law firms that bought up personal injury cases pre-dating the Jackson civil reforms.  In Budana v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS T...

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  • MoJ scraps legal aid restrictions for victims of domestic violence

    05 December 2017

    Time limits preventing victims of domestic violence from obtaining legal aid for court hearings will be scrapped from January, the Ministry of Justice has announced. The heavily criticised restrictions, which have resulted in large numb...

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  • Court backs salesman's claim for 13 years of holiday pay

    01 December 2017

    A UK window salesman who did not receive a paid holiday for 13 years has been backed at the European Court of Justice in his landmark legal battle. Conley King worked for a sash window firm on a self-employed basis, but was later found to have wo...

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