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Surge in will requests during lockdown

You may not be surprised to read that we have seen a rise in requests for wills since the coronavirus lockdown began on 23 March and we’ve had to employ some creative solutions to fulfil…

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We’re working hard to meet spiking demands

Cases of child protection and domestic violence have spiked since the lockdown, meaning key workers in the legal sector need to go above and beyond to meet the demand. We’ve seen a significant increase in…

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Most vulnerable must keep connected in lockdown

It’s tough for everyone at the moment, and we’re urging vulnerable people in the region to remain connected with local services throughout the coronavirus lockdown. To help this, we’re backing a North East-wide initiative to…

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We want Redcar to back proposed DV scheme

As the lockdown continues, recent news has caused us to write to Redcar MP Jacob Young to back the national proposal raised by two key commissioners, urging the government to make hotel rooms available to…

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Training success for two fantastic employees

We’re celebrating the success of two of our fantastic team members, as they progress to the next stages of their legal careers with the support of the firm. Legal clerk Rachael Wilson and legal assistant…

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Be sensible about shared custody in lockdown

As you can imagine, many people are concerned about how their lives are going to be impacted over the next few weeks. We’re suggested to our clients with shared care arrangements that a ‘sensible approach’…

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Domestic abuse danger now we’re locked down

We are raising concerns for those at risk of domestic violence during the country-wide lockdown announced last night (23 March 2020). Many charities that support survivors of domestic abuse have begun to prepare for more…

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Important COVID 19 information

Cygnet Law is mindful of the government guidance and has put in place a plan to strike a balance between providing a continuing and effective service to all our clients whilst ensuring the well-being and…

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Important coronavirus information

Cygnet Law is mindful of the government guidance and has put in place a plan to strike a balance between providing a continuing and effective service to all our clients whilst ensuring the well-being and…

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