Summer promotions for six Thorntons lawyers

Thorntons has announced four promotions in Edinburgh and two in Dundee.

Published 14 July 2020

Solicitors upskill during lockdown

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.

Published 1 July 2020

Thorntons LLP accepting traineeship applications for 2022

Thorntons LLP is currently accepting applications for legal traineeships beginning in 2022.

Published 4 May 2020

Jack Robertson

Former Thorntons chairman Jack Robertson has passed away at the age of 71.

Published 27 April 2020

Blog: Coronavirus support for commercial tenants

Janet McIntyre and Gary Thomas summarise the details of emergency legislation introduced in Scotland to prevent the eviction of commercial tenants who are unable to pay their rent because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 6 April 2020

Specialist accreditation for Thorntons' Amy Jones

Amy Jones, associate at Thorntons Solicitors in Dundee, has received an employment law specialist accreditation from the Law Society of Scotland, meaning two-thirds of Thorntons’ employment law team are now recognised as specialists.

Published 16 March 2020

Catriona Miller joins Thorntons in Edinburgh

Thorntons has appointed Catriona Miller as a partner in its Edinburgh private client team based at Citypoint, Haymarket.

Published 24 February 2020

Thorntons team with CHAS for Rocking Horse Ball

Thorntons and CHAS have announced a brand new partnership to raise funds to support children with life-shortening conditions and their families throughout Scotland.

Published 10 February 2020

Cash for Kids receives £75,000 donation from Thorntons

Thorntons has raised £75,000 for Cash for Kids through its Charity Wills initiative – a £13,000 increase on the previous year.

Published 4 February 2020

Continued growth after expansion for Thorntons

Thorntons has reported a 10.5 per cent growth in turnover for the year to 31 May 2019 to a record £29.8 million, with profits increasing by 22.2 per cent.

Published 14 January 2020

Robin Dunlop: Finders keepers? Treasure Trove in Scotland

With the recent discovery of Bronze Age carved stone figures in Orkney, the Gold Ring at Loch Lomond reported earlier this year and the Kirkcudbright Viking treasure saga that rumbles on from 2017 the law of who is entitled to what on a treasure find is back in the headlines again, writes Robin Dunlop.

Published 20 December 2019

Gemma Hardie joins Thorntons' commercial law team in Dundee

Thorntons has appointed Gemma Hardie as an associate in the commercial property team based in Dundee and St Andrews.

Published 22 November 2019

More than £58,000 raised for charity at Thorntons dinner

Scottish Rugby head coach Gregor Townsend MBE was the special guest at Thorntons LLP's annual Sports Challenge Dinner in Dundee earlier this year, which raised £58,932 for charity.

Published 14 November 2019

Thorntons becomes accredited Living Wage Employer

Thorntons has become an accredited Living Wage Employer through Living Wage Scotland this week.

Published 12 November 2019

Alasdair Docwra: Scottish Catholic Church’s response to surrogacy reform is cause for concern

Alasdair Docwra, family law partner at Thorntons, examines the reaction to proposed surrogacy law reform.

Published 25 October 2019