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23 Jun, 2017

The Named Person Scheme - Good Cop / Bad Cop

As one part of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, the Named Person scheme has certainly courted some controversy.

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19 Jun, 2017

Rights of Succession for Cohabitees

The most recent figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on families and households in the UK show that cohabiting couple families were the fastest growing family type between 1996 and 2016, increasing by more than 50% from 1.5 million families to 3.3 million families.

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09 Jun, 2017

What is Flexible Working?

Our specialist Employment Law team discuss flexible working and the implications it has for Employers.

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09 Jun, 2017

Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones but Mental Harm Can Hurt You

Partner Michelle Adam explains how Personal Injury claims are not just available for physical harm but psychiatric harm too.

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08 Jun, 2017

Finders Keepers? Treasure Finds in Scotland

News that metal detecting enthusiasts discovered a hoard of Viking treasure hit the headlines again recently, notably for the eyebrow-raising £1.98m reward but who is the owner of such finds?

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08 Jun, 2017

Landlords Look Out: Energy Performance and Repairing Standards in the Private Rented Sector

Despite recent steps taken towards the Brexit door by the UK government, for the moment European Union directives continue to impact upon our domestic law

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08 Jun, 2017

Employment Matters: The General Election 2017

With the General Election 2017 taking place today the Thorntons Employment Law team examines the implications of an MP losing office and the result of the General Election on employment matters currently being considered by the UK Parliament.

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06 Jun, 2017

Holiday Pay: No Holiday for Tribunal Claims

Employment Law specialist Noele McClelland looks at recent cases which have been shaped by claims involving holiday pay.

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06 Jun, 2017

Protecting your immigration interests: The General Election 2017

With the General Election fast approaching, political parties across the UK have been releasing their manifestos, pledging what their Parliament will offer in leading the United Kingdom through the course of leaving the European Union.

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01 Jun, 2017

Cyclist Death on Tram Tracks – An Accident Waiting to Happen?

Personal Injury Solicitor, Caroline Kelly discusses the problems with trams in busy city centres.

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