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Law firm reaches £500k fundraising milestone for Cash for Kids

Thorntons took its annual Charity Wills Campaign online for 2020 and with the November campaign raising £60,000 for Cash for Kids, it means the total campaign fundraising pot has surpassed £500,000 since Charity Wills began more than 20 years ago.

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Thorntons Charity Wills Campaign goes virtual for 2020

Cash for Kids is set to receive a considerable five figure sum once again this year from Thorntons Solicitors as the beneficiary of the firm’s Charity Wills Campaign.

Taking place across its offices in Fife, Dundee, Perth, Angus and Edinburgh, Thorntons won’t charge a fee for Wills written throughout November. Instead the firm asks clients to make a fee equivalent donation to Cash for Kids.

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Chloe Anderson

A Solicitor and key member of our team in St Andrews, Chloe specialises in Private Client work. She advises individuals and families on drafting of Wills and Powers of Attorney, and also assists families through the executry administration process following the death of a loved one, including obtaining Confirmation (Scottish Probate) and dealing with the tax authorities should inheritance tax be payable.

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 Dundee. 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 focused approach, at what can often be a difficult time, has resulted in a growing client base and reputation in Dundee 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.

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