Thorntons 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.

Published 1 April 2021

Thorntons raises £1,000 for SAMH

Mental health charity SAMH has received £1,000 from Thorntons after staff completed a physical virtual challenge.

Published 23 February 2021

Thorntons weathers Covid storm as Lesley Larg becomes managing partner

Thorntons has reported a 2.6 per cent growth in turnover for the year to 31 May 2020 to £30.5 million as well as an increase in profits of 12 per cent.

Published 9 February 2021

Senior promotions at Thorntons

Thorntons has ushered in the new year with three promotions.

Published 6 January 2021

New qualification for Thorntons’ Kirsty Stewart

An intellectual property associate at Thorntons has qualified as a chartered trade mark attorney and will now head up the firm’s in-house trade mark agency.

Published 15 December 2020

Eight trainees secure permanent positions with Thorntons

Thorntons has welcomed eight newly qualified solicitors across four of its offices following a two-year traineeship.

Published 21 October 2020

Thorntons charity wills campaign goes virtual for 2020

Cash for Kids is set to receive a five-figure sum once again this year from Thorntons Solicitors as the beneficiary of the firm’s charity wills campaign.

Published 20 October 2020

Loretta Maxfield: EU organisations face compliance nightmare after Schrems II decision

Standard contractual clauses (SCCs) remain valid but the EU-US Privacy Shield has been struck down, explains Loretta Maxfield.

Published 20 July 2020

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