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Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month and the 10th of September is now recognised internationally as annual World Suicide Prevention Day…

Posted on 26th September 2016

Will Bake Off Go Stale?

Brexit, Syria, Donald Trump and the end of Brangelina have all been fighting for airtime on the news in recent weeks. But for many of us…

Posted on 26th September 2016

Thorntons Gear up for Cycle Challenge

A team from legal firm Thorntons is in training for Abertay University Tour de Tay later this month.

The cycle challenge takes…

Posted on 22nd September 2016

How quickly can Non Celebrity couples Divorce?

Many people will have read this weeks news that Brad Pitt and Angela Jolie are set to divorce after only two years of marriage. It would…

Posted on 22nd September 2016

Thorntons Marks 20th Anniversary with Charity

Posted on Sep 06, 2016

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has raised £230,000 for Cash for Kids throughout its two decade…

Posted on 6th September 2016

The Law on Hedges - how high is too high?

A recent Sheriff Court ruling has seen a landowner in Bridge of Weir ordered to cut back a garden hedge that was deemed to have grown…

Posted on 31st August 2016

Why you should make a will

Many adults in Scotland still don't have a Will. Private Client Solicitor Megan Sweeney answers some of the questions often asked by…

Posted on 24th August 2016

Thorntons announces six new promotions amid period of investment for the firm

Thorntons has continued to support its plans for growth by promoting six of its employees amid an exciting period of fresh investment.…

Posted on 23rd August 2016

Protection of Assets through Trusts

The sudden death of the Duke of Westminster has thrown trusts and inheritance tax into the spotlight again.
It is estimated that…

Posted on 15th August 2016

Stalking: Dont let it follow you forever

Stalking is not a new concept. Unfortunately, this type of behaviour has been taking place for a long time. Recent figures show that the…

Posted on 15th August 2016

What happens when a family member dies without a Will?

Figures continue to show that more than two thirds of the population don't have a Will.
A few weeks ago the tragic death of the…

Posted on 4th August 2016

Thorntons Supports Armed Forces Covenant

Dundee-based legal firm Thorntons has signed the UK Armed Forces Covenant.
In doing so Thorntons has made a commitment to support…

Posted on 4th August 2016

The End of Short Assured Tenancies

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 was passed in April and is expected to come into force in late 2017.
After the…

Posted on 2nd August 2016

To wear or not to wear that is the question?

Is a ban on religious clothing in the workplace discriminatory or can it be justified as a legitimate occupational requirement?

Posted on 29th July 2016

Taxi to the employment tribunal please! - Uber faces court action over employment status of its drivers.

The world’s largest provider of taxis is in an Employment Tribunal in London facing claims by its drivers that they are workers and…

Posted on 20th July 2016

What effect will Brexit have on health and safety at work?

Narrow though the victory may have been, Britain has voted for Brexit. Whether you voted Leave or Remain it is unquestionable that the…

Posted on 20th July 2016

Zoe Stevenson Goes Back to Her Roots with Thorntons

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has expanded its senior team in Kirkcaldy with the appointment of Zoe Stevenson as an Associate.…

Posted on 13th July 2016

Domestic abuse: not always behind closed doors

Recent media coverage has highlighted the unfortunate situation of domestic abuse and the separation of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.…

Posted on 11th July 2016

Immigration lawyer renews call for Europeans to register

On the back of the Brexit decision, one of Scotland’s top immigration lawyers has urged Europeans to act now in order to protect their…

Posted on 4th July 2016

Thorntons expands its team with four new solicitors

Thorntons increases head count with the appointment of four newly-qualified solicitors.
Thorntons Newly Qualified Solicitors 2016…

Posted on 1st July 2016

Thorntons provides vital backing for Perthshire Highland Games

Thorntons shows its support for a popular Highland Games event by providing financial backing.

Thorntons has agreed to provide…

Posted on 30th June 2016