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Flight Risk - Ryanair announce the cancellation of hundreds of flights

How have you been affected by Ryanair's flight cancellations? It is estimated that around 18 million passengers have been hit by the…

Posted on 19th September 2017

Eight new trainees start their career with Thorntons

Thorntons has appointed eight recruits for its traineeship programme this month - believed to be the most comprehensive and varied…

Posted on 13th September 2017

Search is on to Identify Scottish Sheep and Beef Farming Ambassadors

The organisers of two high profile awards for livestock farmers in Scotland, are urging farmers and others involved in the industry to…

Posted on 13th September 2017

The Gift That Keeps On Giving?

Last month Macmillan Cancer Support's latest accounts were published and show that income from legacies left to the charity in…

Posted on 12th September 2017

Re-registering the Hatches

A recent article in a regional English newspaper that has been doing the rounds on Facebook has caused some concern for parents who…

Posted on 11th September 2017

Two decades of Charity Wills at Thorntons

Leading law firm Thorntons today launched its annual Charity Wills initiative for 2017 and hopes to drum up extra support by outlining…

Posted on 4th September 2017

What Are The Responsibilities of Volunteer Marshals?

News that the British Cycling Federation, an official and a marshal face criminal proceedings for the death of a spectator in the a…

Posted on 1st September 2017

Thorntons Law LLP Acquires Pagan Osborne

Scottish law firm Thorntons has acquired the assets, goodwill and work-in-progress of Pagan Osborne following the appointment today (…

Posted on 1st September 2017

Homes under the hammer - Can you legally sell a house by raffling it?

There have been a spate of stories recently around house owners trying to sell homes, generally at the high end of the market, through ‘…

Posted on 22nd August 2017

The weakest necks in Europe? Back Off!

As members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), Thorntons supported Injury Prevention Day 2017 and the ‘Back Off’…

Posted on 22nd August 2017

Report to consider economic and social impact of the UK leaving the European Union.

In July 2017 the UK Government commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee to report on the economic and social impact of…

Posted on 14th August 2017

Having fun and staying safe at UK Theme Parks

Whilst the Scottish school holidays are winding down, the English summer holidays are still in full flow making August one of the…

Posted on 11th August 2017

Head shave raises £8000 for Cancer Research

Ten colleagues at leading law firm Thorntons bravely volunteered to have their heads shaved in the name of charity and have raised £8000…

Posted on 7th August 2017

Sun, Sea and Secondary Gastroenteritis

New figures reveal a sharp increase in holiday sickness related claims. Personal Injury specialist, Richard Poole discusses the rise in…

Posted on 3rd August 2017

When a Waiver isn't a Waiver

Waivers are common for participants of extreme sport activities, such as Obstacle Course Racing, but could you still have a claim if you…

Posted on 28th July 2017

The End of the Line for Payment Surcharges

To the surprise of many, the Government announced last week that, from 13 January 2018, charging add-on or ‘surcharge’ amounts to…

Posted on 28th July 2017

The end of Tribunal Fees?

In a significant ruling on 26 July 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that the issue and hearing fees, which were introduced to…

Posted on 28th July 2017

Royal Highland Show Completes Voluntary Registration

From 2024, all privately owned land in Scotland should be moved onto the Land Register. Solicitor Anneli Spence explains the process.…

Posted on 19th July 2017

Facing the clippers in aid of Cancer Research

Ten members of staff from leading law firm Thorntons have bravely volunteered to have their heads shaved in the name of charity.

Posted on 17th July 2017

The Taylor 'Good Work' Report of the gig economy: the key points

Partner Debbie Fellows discusses the key points from the recent Taylor 'Good Work' Report. The report, Good Work: The Taylor Review of…

Posted on 14th July 2017

Why is Love Island so addictive? The power of the hashtag

Love Island has exploded onto our screens this summer. People have become addicted to watching fake tanned, beach bodies lounge about…

Posted on 11th July 2017