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Moving up the ranks at Thorntons

Law firm announces nine promotions across Dundee and Edinburgh.

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has demonstrated its support…

Posted on 10th July 2017

New 'revenge porn' law comes into force in Scotland

New laws have come in to force in Scotland intended to make it easier to bring criminal charges against those involved in “revenge porn…

Posted on 4th July 2017

Montrose team in safe hands

Two well-known Montrose lawyers are set to retire after careers collectively spanning almost six decades.

Aileen Hunter and…

Posted on 30th June 2017

The Named Person Scheme - Good Cop / Bad Cop

As one part of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, the Named Person scheme has certainly courted some controversy.

Posted on 23rd June 2017

Community group receives backing from local law firm

Arbroath social enterprise Community Connectors is aiming to rejuvenate the town centre with plans for a Farmers Market Stall event this…

Posted on 21st June 2017

Rights of Succession for Cohabitees

The most recent figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on families and households in the UK show that cohabiting…

Posted on 19th June 2017

Dunfermline Athletic team up with Thorntons' for social partnership

Posted on Jun 19, 2017

Dunfermline Athletic are pleased to announce the club’s first ever social media partner with Thorntons…

Posted on 19th June 2017

What is Flexible Working?

Our specialist Employment Law team discuss flexible working and the implications it has for Employers.
The recent 2017 Modern…

Posted on 9th June 2017

Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones but Mental Harm Can Hurt You

Partner Michelle Adam explains how Personal Injury claims are not just available for physical harm but psychiatric harm too.

Posted on 9th June 2017

Protecting your immigration interests: The General Election 2017

With the General Election fast approaching, political parties across the UK have been releasing their manifestos, pledging what their…

Posted on 6th June 2017

Time running out before new data protection legislation comes into force

Businesses and public sector organisations have been warned that they will have under a year to ensure they are compliant with new…

Posted on 5th June 2017

End of an era at Thorntons

Former Chairman and corporate law specialist Jack Robertson officially retires following a career spanning five decades at leading law…

Posted on 2nd June 2017

Three new partners appointed at Thorntons

One of the largest full service law firms in Scotland has today (1 June 2017) announced the appointment of three new partners, expanding…

Posted on 1st June 2017

Learning Points for Approaching Stress at work

Employment Law specialists provide key points of consideration when dealing with Stress-at-work.
It is likely that stress will…

Posted on 25th May 2017

Stress in the Workplace

A recent NASUWT survey has reported that 83% of school staff in the UK feel their job has had a negative impact on their health and…

Posted on 25th May 2017

Time running out before new data protection legislation comes into force

Thorntons ensures organisations are informed at free seminar in Dundee
Businesses and public sector organisations have been warned…

Posted on 18th May 2017

Law firm ensures football clubs don't face a red card on employment and visa issues

Local clubs can get up to date on the latest legislation at an event in Dundee this month
Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons is…

Posted on 18th May 2017

Sickness Rates Lowest in over 20 years

Recent figures from the ONS have recorded the lowest number of days lost to sickness in the UK since 1993
In 2016 it is reported…

Posted on 15th May 2017

Scottish Natural Heritage Operations Requiring Consent

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is tasked with ensuring that the natural environment in Scotland is preserved and managed correctly.…

Posted on 3rd May 2017

Law firm ensures private landlords don't fall foul of new legislation

There are increasing demands being made of both landlords and letting agents, but industry experts aim to make sense of the latest…

Posted on 2nd May 2017

The Damned United?

How brand management can go wrong!
As lawyers, we are service providers to our clients like lots of other businesses. Like all law…

Posted on 13th April 2017