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19 Jan, 2017

Brexit Update: Plans for Brexit are becoming clearer.

After months of speculation, the Government’s plans for Brexit are becoming clearer following Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday.

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19 Jan, 2017

Mountain Biking Instructor Ordered to Pay Damages to Paralysed Solicitor

Coaches have to carry out proper assessments of the skills and capabilities of those they are teaching.

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19 Jan, 2017

Dundee Sheriff Court Hosts Lawyers of the Future

Children from primary schools around Tayside convene at Dundee Sheriff Court to hear the case of Talk and Text v Mrs Norah Telfer in a School Mock Court Case Project.

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18 Jan, 2017

Footballers Ordered to Pay Compensation to Rape Victim

Civil action against footballers David Goodwillie and David Robertson is the first civil rape case of its kind in Scotland and has resulted in the footballers being ruled to be rapists despite never having faced a criminal trial.

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13 Jan, 2017

Sporting Injuries – Playing it safe v Playing the game

Whilst sport can be a fun and healthy outlet for many people, all sport carries with it a level of risk of injury to varying degrees. The ideal for those who govern the sport is to find a balance where they don’t limit the enjoyment of the game but ensure that those playing are protected where possible.

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13 Jan, 2017

General Data Protection Regulation - What does it mean for public authorities and public bodies?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is set to significantly revamp current data protection laws; due to take effect in all Member States from 25th May 2018.

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12 Jan, 2017

Why making a Power of Attorney should be one of your New Year’s Resolutions

Graeme Dickson, solicitor in Thorntons Private Client team discusses why making a Power of Attorney should be on everyone's New Year resolution list.

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11 Jan, 2017

Visitor Visas are Vital

Jamie Kerr, Immigration partner at Thorntons discusses the reason visitor visas are essential.

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11 Jan, 2017

Festive Enforcement Campaign Shows Increase in Drink Driving

Over the festive period, Police Scotland ran a four-week enforcement campaign coinciding with a Scottish government awareness campaign to reinforce the message that when driving, the best approach is no alcohol.

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10 Jan, 2017

How a change in circumstances can affect your Will

Sir Mick Jagger has led a Rock and Roll life style for over 50 years with his life regularly being documented in the press. Whether it is about his career, lifestyle or latest romantic relationship, the tabloids never fail to provide the gossip.

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