Cartridges Solicitors Exeter

We are a friendly and highly successful set of solicitors in Exeter, Devon with strong roots in our local community and a flexible and practical approach to our clients' needs. Our aim is to provide a different kind of legal service which is less formal and more approachable while remaining completely professional and achieving excellent results for our clients.

Our Opening Hours:

Monday:  9am to 5pm

Tuesday:  7.30am to 5pm

Wednesday:  9am to 5pm

Thursday:  9am to 6pm (we will open until 7pm by appointment)

Friday:  9am to 5pm

Saturday  - Closed

Sunday – Closed

We run a free no appointment surgery:

  • Wednesday 4pm–5pm. Come and see us for a preliminary view on any probate enquiry.
  • 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month 4pm–6pm for our specialist family law only surgery. 
  • 2nd and 4th and 5th Thursdays of every month 4pm–6pm for any other legal problems.


The partners in the firm are:

Penny Scott - Managing Partner/Law Society Family Law Committee Member/ Member of Law Society Children Panel and contact for all media enquiries

Nicky Mein - Head of Family Dept/Member of Law Society Children Panel

Bridget Garrood - Resolution Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer/Collaborative Family Lawyer


Important changes from April 2013- Cartridges Commitment

As you may be aware there has been significant changes in the funding of some legal services since April 2013.

Changes in Legal Aid mean that some types of work we have been proud to offer using Legal Aid will be ‘out of scope’. This means Legal Aid will no longer be available for them. Where we are able, we will continue to provide Legal Aid services.

In addition, changes to the way that injury claims are funded mean that the operation of "no win no fee agreements" operate will change. We will still be glad to offer “No-Win, No-Fee” agreements in appropriate cases.

At Cartridges we will continue offering our broad range of legal services and help.

In some cases where funding is no longer available, it may mean that we need to charge where previously we didn’t. In every case we will offer you fair, realistic terms and to make sure that our fees are carefully explained before we begin work


  • I just wanted to say thank you for all your help with my claim. You made the process very easy for me and I would certainly recommend you and Cartridges to any of my friends who would be looking for any legal help.

    Chris Tagg

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