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  • South West Business Expo today!

    15 March 2018

    Our Business Team are off to The South West Business Expo today! If you're looking for legal advice, or would like to know a bit more about what our firm can offer please come and have a chat! You'll find us at stand 165. #businesslaw #E...

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  • Opposite-sex marriage rates for 2015 lowest on record, according to the Office for National Statistics.

    14 March 2018

    We would be interested to have your thoughts, why do you think this is? In 2015 there were 21.7 marriages per thousand unmarried men and 19.8 marriages per thousand unmarried women. These figures reflect a long term decline since the early 1970's...

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  • Cartridges Business Hub, free advice 4-6pm - TODAY

    13 March 2018

    Looking for business advice with the personal touch? Come and drop into Exeter Library on 13th March 4-6pm to network, get advice on starting or growing your business or developing your business idea from our range of expert business advisors.&nbs...

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  • Don't treat litigants in person as an unwelcome problem, judges told

    12 March 2018

    Litigants in person should not be seen as an unwelcome problem for the court, judges have been told in 422-page guidance on equal treatment issued by the Judicial College. Lady Justice Rafferty DBE, chair of the college, said that aim of the ...

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  • Exeter Pride 2018

    12 March 2018

    We're excited to announce that we will be taking part in Exeter Pride again this year. An explosion of colour, positivity and pride will take place in Exeter across various locations on Saturday 12th May and everyone is invited to come along! Thi...

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  • Saying goodbye to the Bike Shed

    09 March 2018

    Tonight our staff at Cartridges are having a party to celebrate 8 great years with the The Bike Shed Theatre and to look forward with them to new adventures in advance of their closure this month! #ItsPartyTime#Celebration

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  • International Womens Day!

    08 March 2018

    Happy #internationalwomensday2018 from all of us here at Cartridges Law! As a firm we strongly believe in championing women in the workplace and celebrating their achievements. We are grateful for the strong, beautiful women in our live...

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  • MEET THE FIRM - Amy Jeffery

    08 March 2018

    MEET THE FIRM! Amy Jeffery Meet Amy! Amy is a Case worker and Senior Legal Assistant within the Family Department primarily supporting Partners Nicky and Penny. Amy has been with the firm since October 2013 and is currently undertaking traini...

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  • Shifting attitudes will bring a rise in apprenticeships, says new research

    08 March 2018

    Apprenticeships are becoming more popular among employers, with half planning to employ more apprentices, according to study Employers, parents and young people are starting to embrace apprenticeships, and companies are predict...

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  • We have a beautiful new display of photos in our reception area!

    07 March 2018

    These photos by Andrew Winterbottom, an Exeter based photographer, were taken at an event organised by Velo Vintage in aid of Headway Devon. The event consisted of a bike ride, tea and cake at Seaton Wetlands and a vintage fair at S...

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  • Rudd urged to prevent cross-examining by domestic abusers

    06 March 2018

    The government has been urged to prevent domestic abusers from being permitted to cross-examine their victims in family courts. The home secretary, Amber Rudd, unveiled a raft of proposals on Monday relating to the treatment of domestic abus...

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  • It is National Apprenticeship Week 2018.

    05 March 2018

    We have had three Apprentices within our firm since 2015, two who have completed their training and one who is very nearly finished! All three are now permanent members of our staff and are all starting CILEX training to progress into Chartered Le...

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  • Government Still Considering Housing Court

    04 March 2018

    The launch of a court dedicated to housing is still being considered by the Government. Last October, Sajid Javid announced at a Conservative Party conference that the government would consult with the judiciary on streamlining the current system...

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  • Mother faces £20,000 costs bill despite successfully challenging care order

    02 March 2018

    Local authorities should not have to cover legal aid funding deficiencies, the Court of Appeal has said, while upholding a mother's challenge against a placement order. A placement order allows the local authority to place a child with suitab...

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  • Beast from the East and Storm Emma - think of the Homeless..

    01 March 2018

    As the Red Alert Warning has now been issued for Devon and plenty of snow is forecast, we hope everyone stays safe and keeps warm! Remember to check in on your family and friends and help those elderly neighbours.  Remember there is also hel...

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  • Update following the Children Law Sub Committee Meeting on 21st February

    01 March 2018

    Our Partner, Penny Scott, Chair of The Law Society Family Law Committee attended the Children Law Sub Committee on the 21st February 2018.  Review of LASPO it is unconfirmed when the review of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offen...

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  • Last day of LGBT+ History Month

    28 February 2018

    February is an opportunity to learn about LGBT people that have existed before us and perhaps left out of the history as we know it.  It is a time to think about what more we can do in order to ensure true equality for everyone in our societ...

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  • New sentencing guidelines reflect seriousness of domestic abuse

    28 February 2018

    Domestic abuse represents one in 10 crimes, the Crown Prosecution Service has revealed, as judges are today given updated sentencing guidelines to emphasise the seriousness of the crime. According to the CPS, police respond to more than 100 domes...

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  • Reform needed to protect cohabiting couples

    27 February 2018

    In its latest Families and Households statistical bulletin, data from the ONS has again highlighted the increasing social shift away from marriage and towards cohabitation. Cohabiting couples are now the second largest family type; the f...

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  • New private law cases received by Cafcass in January up 11% on a year ago

    25 February 2018

    3,590 new cases received In January 2018, Cafcass received a total of 3,590 new private law cases. This is an 11% increase compared with those received in January 2017.In the current financial year, Cafcass has received 35,437 new private law cas...

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