Nicky Mein

Partner and Solicitor


Nicky is Head of the Family Team and a Partner in the firm. She is also the firm’s Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP).

Nicky joined Cartridges Law in 2007 from Somerset County Council, having qualified as a solicitor in 2001, following an earlier qualification as a social worker.

Outside of the firm, Nicky is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and the Association of Lawyers for Children.


  • Representing children‚ guardians and parents in Court proceedings
  • Matters involving local authorities
  • Representing children in complex private law children matters


  • Vice Chair of Governors at West Exe Nursery school
  • Interested in the promotion and support of independent businesses in Exeter, and is an active member of the Exeter Federation of Small Businesses
  • Committed to supporting local community initiatives
  • To relax, escapes in her campervan