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Becoming a Residential Landlord: What do you need to know?

Across Scotland, the residential rental market is booming, as many are either finding it difficult to get onto the property ladder, or…

Posted on 25th February 2014

Tribunal Fees

Respondent Ordered to Pay Appellant’s Tribunal Fees.
Portnykh v Nomura International plc UKEAT/0448/13

On 29 July 2013…

Posted on 24th February 2014

Positive start to 2014 for Perth property market

Perth’s leading property service has seen a positive start to 2014 with January activity higher than in previous years. Perth’s leading…

Posted on 3rd February 2014

Property News Update

Increased activity towards the end of 2013 We experienced a very busy few months in the lead up to the festive break with no signs of…

Posted on 3rd February 2014

Planning for succession - are you as well prepared?

It is estimated that over half of farmers in Scotland have succession planning in place for their family farm. The news that Prince…

Posted on 14th January 2014

Zero Hour Contracts

There has been much debate about zero hours contracts over the last few months, with the issue being discussed in both the Scottish and…

Posted on 7th January 2014

Tayside property market activity will increase in 2014

Tayside property expert predicts that the housing market will see an upsurge in activity in 2014. A Tayside property expert has…

Posted on 6th January 2014

Thorntons spreads Christmas cheer to children in need

Thorntons spreads Christmas cheer to children in need Thorntons has collected more than 100 presents for the Bring a Smile for Christmas…

Posted on 18th December 2013

Positive 2013 financial results for Thorntons

Thorntons has seen encouraging results in the past financial year, as turnover increased by nine per cent. Thorntons has seen…

Posted on 17th December 2013

Dundee Eagles soar with new sponsorship deal

Posted on Nov 19, 2013

Dundee Eagles soar with new sponsorship deal Thorntons Investment Services is rugby club's new shirt…

Posted on 19th November 2013

Who owns the contacts on Social Networks?

Social media is being used by more and more businesses to advertise their services and reach out to new clients, with many employers…

Posted on 7th November 2013

Rugby team's try for Will Month

Rugby team’s try for Will Month Thorntons launches annual charity Wills campaign A local rugby team has pitched in to help Tayside law…

Posted on 31st October 2013

Thorntons Appoints New Partner

Thorntons is delighted to announce they are strengthening their team in Dundee with the appointment of new Partner.


Posted on 15th October 2013

Direct Marketing

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued several monetary penalties in 2013 to companies that have failed to abide by legal…

Posted on 25th September 2013

Misleading special offers: Tesco fined for half price' strawberry promo

This week saw Tesco fined £300,000 for breaching the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. The main reason for this…

Posted on 21st September 2013

Tayside law firm welcomes new corporate solicitor

Leading law firm, Thorntons, expanded its corporate team by welcoming new solicitor, Kim McNaughton. Leading law firm, Thorntons,…

Posted on 18th September 2013

RICs report rising prices and increased demand encourages Scots to put their homes on the market

According to the latest report by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (Rics), rising house prices and increased demand from…

Posted on 11th September 2013

Top Lawyer Warns on Zero-Hour Contracts Black Hole

A leading Scots law firm has told of its fears that workers on controversial zero-hour contracts could 'fall into a black hole'. A…

Posted on 10th September 2013

Tayside lawyers give blood banks a boost

Caring staff at Thorntons law firm welcomed a blood donor team to their boardroom last week - encouraging employees to donate. Caring…

Posted on 9th September 2013

Rihanna's win over Topshop

Rihanna's successful legal action against Topshop in the High Court over the use of her image on t-shirts shows how using images of…

Posted on 4th September 2013