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Thorntons strengthens China ties at New Year celebration reception

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons rang in the Chinese New Year by holding an event aimed at strengthening Scotland’s ties with China…

Posted on 16th February 2016

British expats living in EU may lose special immigration status under PM's Euro re-negotiations

David Cameron’s draft Euro re-negotiation deal would amend EU law relating to the free movement of citizens and their right to seek work…

Posted on 16th February 2016

Company director handed disqualification for employing illegal workers

The director of a UK company has been disqualified from acting as a director for 7 years as a result of employing illegal workers.…

Posted on 16th February 2016

Digital Tech industry suffering from skills shortage Committee warn

Report calls for urgent action from the Government to tackle digital skills shortage.

The UK Parliament’s Science and Technology…

Posted on 15th February 2016

Thorntons' fundraising drive raises thousands for childrens' charity

Thorntons clients have raised more than £25,000 for a local children’s charity, Cash for Kids.
Charity Wills and Cash for Kids…

Posted on 12th February 2016

Thorntons bolsters its team with more senior appointments

Thorntons has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new Chief Operations Officer.

Helen Archibald, highly experienced…

Posted on 5th February 2016

Immigration Health Surcharge extended to Australia and New Zealand

From the 6 April 2016, nationals of both Australia and New Zealand will be required to pay an Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) as part…

Posted on 5th February 2016

Scottish Parliament debate controversial Immigration Bill

Thorntons Immigration team attended Scottish Parliament last week to hear a Chamber Debate on the constitutional implications and impact…

Posted on 29th January 2016

New Bill set to Criminalise the Distribution of Intimate Pictures

A new bill is currently proceeding through the Scottish Parliament which seeks to criminalise the distribution of a person’s intimate…

Posted on 20th January 2016

Expert Lawyers Says Visa Changes Will Cripple Scotland's Economy

One of Scotland’s leading immigration lawyers, Jamie Kerr, has today warned that proposed changes to the visa rules for skilled workers…

Posted on 19th January 2016

Marriage v. Cohabitation

With cohabiting couple families on the increase, family law solicitor Cheryl Wallace considers the different rights of cohabiting and…

Posted on 18th January 2016

Business booming for Thorntons as expansion boosts turnover and profits

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Thorntons announce an increase in both turnover and profits following another successful year.

Posted on 15th January 2016

Thorntons strengthens its Edinburgh team with significant new senior appointment

Thorntons has bolstered its business law team with a new senior appointment.
Hugo Allan, a highly experienced property lawyer with…

Posted on 6th January 2016

Ten Resolutions to make 2016 a less stressful HR year

Ten actions employers and HR professionals should take now to for a less stressful 2016
Employment Law Solicitor, Amy Jones shares…

Posted on 5th January 2016

What's new for Employment Law in 2016?

As we all get used to dating documents 2016 and Festive excesses become a distant memory, it’s a good time to consider the last year and…

Posted on 5th January 2016

Growing demand for homes will drive house prices up further during 2016

House prices will continue to rise during 2016 due to an increase in buyer demand, a leading property expert has predicted.

Posted on 22nd December 2015

Second home levy will give Dundee property market a New Year's boos

The new levy set to be imposed on the purchase of additional homes will spark a demand for properties across the Dundee area in the…

Posted on 18th December 2015

Should employers and/or employees record internal hearings?

Is it good practice to record internal disciplinary or grievance hearings and what happens if an employee covertly records a hearing.…

Posted on 18th December 2015

Dundee solicitor gives local food bank a festive boost

Posted on Dec 16, 2015

Local solicitor Lisa Mannion has helped to give a food bank a much-needed boost over the festive period…

Posted on 16th December 2015

Second Conviction for Vicarious Liability for Wildlife Crime

Following a recent court case, landowners and shooting tenants should ensure employees are provided with training in order to comply…

Posted on 2nd December 2015

Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Winner Announced at AgriScot

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has been named as one of the country’s top performing legal companies by a respected industry…

Posted on 18th November 2015