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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

Planning for Funeral Costs

This morning there are reports that the Scottish Government intends to take steps to assist people struggling to pay for funeral costs…


Posted on 8th 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

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

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

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

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.
The…


Posted on 9th 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

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