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New Year, New Start: Time to move abroad?

As 2015 starts, our immigration team encourages those thinking of moving to the UK to seize their dreams and make 2015 the year that…

Posted on 5th January 2015

New Regulations Limiting Holiday Pay Claims

Plans to introduce new legislation surrounding underpaid holiday pay will be welcomed by employers.
An employment law specialist…

Posted on 23rd December 2014

January National Divorce Month?

January sees an increase in new clients seeking advice regarding separation and divorce. Solicitor Lynne Sturrock looks at some of the…

Posted on 23rd December 2014

Obesity can be a disability, EU court rules

Noele McClelland, Partner and Head of Employment Law comments on today's EU Court ruling that Obesity can be a disability.

Posted on 18th December 2014

Clare's Law comes to Scotland

Clare's Law pilot scheme launched in two areas of Scotland
Last month, a pilot scheme, known as Clare's Law, was launched in two…

Posted on 11th December 2014

Thorntons Immigration Partner joins CBI Scotland Board

Specialist Immigration Lawyer, Jamie Kerr to join CBI Scotland Board
A specialist immigration lawyer from Thorntons has been…

Posted on 10th December 2014

Progress to Profit at Farming Scotland Conference

Line up announced for the 12th Annual Farming Scotland Conference.
The team behind the 12th Annual Farming Scotland Conference,…

Posted on 9th December 2014

Immigration Lawyer Warns Europeans to Register Now.

One of Scotland's top immigration lawyers has today warned European nationals living in Scotland that they need to act now if they want…

Posted on 14th November 2014

Government Aims to Cut Drink Drive Limit Before Christmas

Almost 75% of responses to a previous consultation agreed that the limit should be reduced.

I was pleased to read that the …

Posted on 6th November 2014

Fall in Number of Workers Fatally Injured

Latest HSE statistics show a fall in the number of works fatally injured in 2013/2014 compared to the five year average.


Posted on 6th November 2014

Named Person' For Every Child... A Step Too Far?

Children & Young People Scotland Act 2014 hits the headlines, but what does it mean to you and your family?


Posted on 6th November 2014

Merger creates largest full service legal firm in North East of Scotland

Legal Firms Thorntons, Murray Donald and Steel Eldridge Stewart Complete Merger
Tayside's largest law firm, Thorntons, and leading…

Posted on 3rd November 2014

Radio Tay presenter is the first to sign up to Thorntons Will Month

TAY FM presenter Lynne Hoggan was the first in line to create a Will as a leading Thorntons launches its annual Charity Wills campaign.…

Posted on 3rd November 2014

Scotland's Sheep Farms set to Shine

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

Scotland’s sheep farms will be given the chance to shine in 2015 when a major new competition is rolled…

Posted on 16th October 2014

Dundee property market performing well

A Tayside property expert has described the local property market as ‘resilient’ agreeing with the positive results of a survey released…

Posted on 13th October 2014

Thorntons family law specialist accredited by Law Society

A family lawyer at Tayside's largest legal firm has been recognised by the Law Society of Scotland.
Amanda Wilson, a prominent…

Posted on 22nd September 2014

Does River City Reflect Reality?

Whilst visiting my granny at the weekend, my attention was perked by the sight of some interesting goings on in Shieldinch, the vibrant…

Posted on 1st September 2014

Potential Impact of Obesity case on the Oil & Gas Industry

Following our article which asked if obesity could be considered a disability, Gabrielle MacDonald now looks at the potential impact of…

Posted on 21st August 2014

Land Registration - why owners should take note

Posted on Aug 15, 2014

Big changes are happening all the time with title deeds and the pace of that change is about to…

Posted on 15th August 2014

Surrogacy Rules come under the Spot Light

International surrogacy rules have come under the spot light this week. Family Law Associate, Amanda Wilson looks at the UK surrogacy…

Posted on 6th August 2014

Immigration Law and Landlords

New Immigration Act plans to impose duty on private landlords and letting agents to check tenants immigration status.

Posted on 1st August 2014