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Thorntons Solicitors STEP Accreditation

Thorntons has continued to encourage its Private Client team to pursue training and development, as three more solicitors have recently passed their Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) exams.

Chris Gardiner, Stuart Mackie and Lisa Hainey are the latest to complete the STEP qualification, joining 14 others within the firm to have already gained the accreditation.

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New partner for law firm’s Edinburgh operation

Full service law firm Thorntons has appointed Catriona Miller as a Partner in its Edinburgh Private Client team based at Citypoint, Haymarket.

Within her role at Thorntons, Catriona will take a leading role in advising Edinburgh Private Clients and pursue developing the firm’s offering and growing the department. 

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Cash for Kids receives £75,000 donation

A law firm’s annual charity campaign has reached a record milestone as Thorntons raises £75,000 for Cash for Kids through its Charity Wills initiative – a £13,000 increase on the previous year.

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Donna Gray

A Solicitor in our busy Private Client team in Dundee, Donna work alongside Partner, Lorna Christine. She advises both individuals and families on a range of Private Client matters including the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, administration of estates and the creation of Trusts.

Stephen O'Hare

Stephen is a Solicitor in our Private client team in Perth. He advises individuals and families on succession planning, including the drafting of Wills, and Powers of Attorney, guiding clients through the executry process, inheritance tax planning, and asset protection.

Stephen’s considerate and client focussed approach, at what can often be a difficult time, has resulted in a growing client base and reputation in Perth and the surrounding areas.

Stacey Jackson

Based in Arbroath, Stacey is a solicitor in our busy Private client team. She advises individuals and families on a range of issues including the drafting of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Executries, inheritance tax planning, and asset protection. 

Stacey is a notary public and her considered and sensitive approach is welcomed by many clients and has resulted in her client base and reputation growing across Angus.


Prepare early for your retirement with advice sessions in Dundee

Forty and fifty somethings considering their retirement options are invited to attend a free information session aimed at providing useful tips for maximising a solid financial future.    

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Alan Thomson

With almost 20 years’ experience, Alan is a key member of our Private Client team in Edinburgh. He advises individuals and families on a range of issues and planning matters including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Executries and Inheritance Tax Planning, and he has a particular interest in matters involving adults with incapacity.


Record £62k sum raised for Cash for Kids

Scotland’s leading full service law firm Thorntons has donated £62,000 to Cash for Kids through its annual Charity Wills month, thanks to generous clients.

The initiative runs throughout September each year and applies to new or updated Wills written during the month. The firm does not charge a fee but instead asks clients to make an equivalent donation to Cash for Kids.

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