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An unsporting challenge: considerations in protecting a logo

When the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games logo was officially unveiled to the world at a ceremony in July 2015, the design had presumably been…

Posted on 12th October 2015

Charities receive 20,000 boost from Sports Challenge Dinner

Two charities have been handed an equal share of almost £20,000 raised during a sold-out charity dinner organised by leading Tayside…

Posted on 22nd September 2015

Year of success sees Thorntons named as one of Scotland's top performing businesses

Thorntons have been named as one of the country's top 10 best performing businesses.
Thorntons climbed 33 places to eighth in this…

Posted on 18th September 2015

Tayside property specialists lead the way in boom time

Dundee property specialists Thorntons are leading the way as the Tayside property market booms.
Statistics from the firm's Dundee…

Posted on 3rd September 2015

Thorntons launches annual Charity Wills month for Cash for Kids

Thorntons has launched its yearly campaign to highlight the importance of having an up-to-date will whilst raising thousands of pounds…

Posted on 2nd September 2015

Thorntons sets young racing driver on the track to stardom


Thorntons is helping a teenage racing driver on the road to success.
Sandy Mitchell MSA Formula Junior Series

Posted on 26th August 2015

Protections for Patients of Non-Surgical Cosmetic Surgery Announced

In June, the Scottish Government's Health Minister announced that as of April 2016 private clinics carrying out non-surgical cosmetic…

Posted on 26th August 2015

Thorntons partner appointed to prestigious European football post

Anne McKeown, a partner in the firm's Angus offices, has been selected to represent the Scottish Football Association (SFA) on the UEFA…

Posted on 4th August 2015

Thorntons wins major Scottish Government contract

Thorntons have been awarded a place on a panel of legal firms chosen to provide advice and services to the Scottish Government, along…

Posted on 28th July 2015

Thorntons backs exciting new production at Byre Theatre

Leading Fife law firm Thorntons is showing its support for a well-loved St Andrews theatre by sponsoring a production of the comedy…

Posted on 24th July 2015

Uniform Policies and Indirect Discrimination

Does your business have a uniform policy, and if so does it accommodate a person's religious beliefs?
The extent to which an…

Posted on 9th July 2015

The Picture Becomes Clearer around Holidays, Sick Leave and Carry forward

The issue of employees being able to carry over holidays when they have been unable to take them due to being on long term sickness has…

Posted on 9th July 2015

Thorntons Welcomes Seven New Trainees on Board

Tayside’s leading law firm has appointed seven trainees this month.
Thorntons Welcomes Seven New Trainees on Board

The new…

Posted on 29th June 2015

Top Sporting Figures Set to Host Annual Dundee Charity Dinner

Leading sports broadcaster Hazel Irvine and football legend Frank McAvennie have been announced as the headline speakers at one of…

Posted on 29th June 2015

Thorntons Lawyers Climb Legal Ladder

Tayside’s leading law firm has announced a number of promotions as it expands its leading team of experts across its eight offices.…

Posted on 23rd June 2015

Thorntons and Watts Law enhance East of Scotland law offering with merger

Thorntons will merge with Montrose-based Watts Law, combining resources from 1 July.
Thorntons Merge with Watts Law Montrose…

Posted on 18th June 2015

Legal Highs and the Psychoactive Substances Bill

Psychoactive drugs, much more commonly known as 'legal highs', are at the heart of an industry which the Home Office recently estimated…

Posted on 12th June 2015

The 40 Year Itch

Divorce rate for the over 65's has doubled in the last decade.
This week, the headlines caught our attention following the…

Posted on 12th June 2015

The consequences of faking it

Interesting fact: "women make or influence over 85% of purchasing decisions" – but what proportion of women "fake it"?
One of the…

Posted on 9th June 2015

Care or Contempt?

On 27 March 2015 two social workers previously found in contempt of Court for failing to allow contact between a mother and her children…

Posted on 28th May 2015

Could Motorists Face Financial Penalties for Parking Vehicles on the Pavements?

A bill has been proposed to the Scottish Parliament whereby motorists would face a financial penalty for parking vehicles on pavements,…

Posted on 25th May 2015