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  • 'Meal ticket' divorce ruling sees courts in less generous mood

    18 April 2018

    'Meal ticket' divorce ruling sees courts in less generous mood. A high-profile divorce ruling scrapping future payments signifies a sea change in how courts regard maintenance, according to a leading family lawyer. In a case dubbed the ‘me...

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  • MEET THE FIRM - Pollyanna Briant

    17 April 2018

    MEET THE FIRM! Pollyanna Briant Meet Pollyanna! Pollyanna is a Legal Assistant in our Family Department, as well as one half of the social media team! She joined Cartridges Law in April 2015 and completed her Level 3 in Legal Administration afte...

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  • Legally Speaking on Radio Exe - every Friday 12-1pm

    16 April 2018

    Legally Speaking is run every Friday on Radio Exe between 12-1pm. Hear your legal questions answered live on air by one of our Solicitors, Parners or Chartered Legal Executives.  Did you tune in last Friday? If not don't worry, we're back ...

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  • MP urges 'common sense' on exceptions to Civil Liability Bill

    16 April 2018

    The parliamentary campaign to amend personal injury legislation has begun, with a London MP demanding that certain group be exempted from changes. Labour MP Catherine West tabled an early day motion calling for so-called vulnerable road users to ...

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  • Court of Protection solicitor convicted of neglect following elderly mother’s death.

    15 April 2018

    An associate in a law firm’s Court of Protection team has been convicted of the wilful neglect of her own elderly mother, who died in squalor despite the solicitor having power of attorney to act on her behalf. Read the full article on the ...

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  • First building block of Online Court goes public.

    14 April 2018

    The first element of the Online Court went public on 6th April, with a beta test enabling people to issue county court money claims for up to £10,000 more easily. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said the civil money claims pilot scheme &ldquo...

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  • "St Thomas is looking lovely.."

    13 April 2018

    Our lovely receptionist Vivien has made some observations this week of St Thomas... "The St Thomas Park is looking lovely as the council gardeners have been clearing and pruning the borders. Very shortly the magnolias will be in bloom, the smell ...

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  • Next Free Business advice is on 8th May!

    13 April 2018

    Looking for business advice with the personal touch? Come and drop into Exeter Library on the second Tuesday of each month 4-6pm to network, get advice on starting or growing your business or developing your business idea from our range of expert ...

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  • Withhold closing courts until reforms enacted says CILEx

    13 April 2018

    CILEx President Millicent Grant FCILEx said: “I’m worried that the Government is putting the cart before the horse, by justifying yet further court closures with the promise of digital services to fill the void that don’t exist y...

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  • Age UK Treasure Hunt Trail in St Thomas

    12 April 2018

    Age UK Exeter Treasure Hunt Trail is proving very popular this Easter! If you're stuck for ways to occupy your little ones during the last few days of the holidays, pop down to Age UK to start your trail - tomorrow is the last day! Age UK Exe...

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  • One Month till Exeter Pride - we are getting excited!

    12 April 2018

    Keep May 12th free for the 10th Anniversary of Exeter Pride and our preparations are underway for this years event. Keep an eye on our Social Media and website for more details or visit the Exeter Pride website http://exeterpride.co.uk/ ...

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  • Police 'should need warrant' to download phone data

    12 April 2018

    Police 'should need warrant' to download phone data. Police officers should be prevented from accessing people's personal mobile phone data without a search warrant, a privacy campaign group has said. At least 26 police forces in England and Wal...

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  • Barristers threaten walkout over legal aid payment changes

    11 April 2018

    Criminal courts across England and Wales are facing disruption after barristers threatened direct action in protest at a new legal aid payments scheme. Angela Rafferty QC, chair of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA), said her 4,000 members were a...

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

    10 April 2018

    Looking for business advice with the personal touch? Come and drop into Exeter Library to network, get advice on starting or growing your business or developing your business idea from our range of expert business advisors.

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  • Anger at Scottish policy that may force rape victims to testify

    09 April 2018

    Campaigners in Scotland have expressed anger at new guidance that could force rape victims to give evidence against their will. Rape Crisis Scotland, as well as cross-party parlamentarians, have hit out at the new “reluctant complainers&rdq...

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  • Embrace neurodiversity.

    09 April 2018

    Legal employers that foster a more neurodiverse workforce will reap real benefits. In the wake of World Autism Awareness Week (26 March-2 April), just how aware is the legal sector of the issue of neurodiversity? Follow the link here to find out.

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  • Firms failing to report pay gap in 'last chance saloon'.

    08 April 2018

    The BBC says: Employers that fail to publish their gender pay gap on time are being warned they are in the "last chance saloon" and may face "unlimited fines".For the first time private and public bodies have been instructed to publish the differe...

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  • Our Top 10 tips for choosing the right solicitor to buy or sell your property.

    08 April 2018

    Cartridges Law has put together this vital checklist for anyone looking to move house. Moving house is often said to be one of life's most stressful experiences. But it doesn't have to be this way, and simply choosing the right solicitor or con...

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  • First virtual court case held using claimant's laptop camera

    07 April 2018

    The first virtual court case has been held with a claimant appearing via a home laptop camera, while an extremely patient judge sat in a London tribunal and lawyers presented evidence from Belfast. The pilot marks a significant point in a £...

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  • Indemnity insurance reforms “will damage small firms”

    07 April 2018

    Indemnity insurance reforms put forward by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) last month will damage the small firms the regulator is trying to help, a specialist law firm has warned. Legal Risk LLP said most firms would have to buy more i...

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