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A collaboration between the University of Dundee and Thorntons has secured £1.1 million in funding for a first-of-its-kind legal technology project. The Levelling Up award was made by Jacob Young MP on a visit to the university last Thursday. It will be used to facilitate a dedicated space in

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Thorntons has announced the appointment of seven newly qualified solicitors, all of whom have completed the firm's two-year traineeship programme. Sean Lieder and Hannah Smethurst have joined the firm’s corporate team in Edinburgh, and Walter Buckman has joined the corporate team in Glasgow.

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Thorntons is introducing family-friendly policies. New mothers will receive treble the existing paid maternity, which is rising to 26 weeks at full pay and 13 weeks’ half pay. People who adopt will be entitled to the same benefits.

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Thorntons is formally opening its new Inverness office, which is its first permanent home in the Highlands after operating from serviced office space since December 2023.

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Proposed Holyrood legislation aims to improve outcomes for children involved in the Scottish criminal justice system. However, there are concerns about the effect of the new law on freedom of expression and open justice, writes Baktosch Gillan. Safeguards to protect children and promote rehabil

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Thorntons Solicitors and Foras have formed a new strategic partnership aimed at empowering Scottish startups to realise “life-changing” opportunities on the global stage. As part of the initiative, Thorntons will be supporting and playing an active role in Foras activities, both in the U

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Thorntons has appointed a third partner to its new Inverness office. Private client partner, Magnus Mackay, joins Thorntons following its recent recruitment of 10 new Inverness team members from Wright, Johnston and Mackenzie (WJM).

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Arbroath FC Community Trust has launched its annual winter clothing collection campaign with the aim of helping even more people across the region. The Cosy Coats initiative sees Arbroath Football Club Community Trust, supported by Thorntons, collect donations of unwanted and unused coats, jackets,

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Karen Cornwell analyses a case revolving around the scope of advice solicitors give to their clients. In the recent case of Ronnie O’Neill Freight Solutions v Macroberts LLP, the burning query for the court was to what extent must a solicitor, when advising a client involved in a contentious s

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Thorntons’ Sports Challenge Dinner handed over an incredible £29,000 to two local charities following the sell-out event at the Apex City Quay Hotel earlier this year. The two charities, The Archie Foundation and Children’s Aid, will split the money evenly to be used for a range of

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Thorntons has welcomed six new solicitors – Louise Wilson, Annie Muir, Maxine Chiverton, Claire Paterson and Denny Christison.

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Thorntons is hosting a free webinar about the UK’s right to work regulations amid soaring penalties for businesses that breach the rules. The civil penalty for employers, which was last increased in 2014, will be raised to up to £45,000 per illegal worker for a first breach from £1

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Two professional services firms have signalled their support for female founders by providing funding for their families to travel to one of the world’s biggest tech conferences. Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael and Thorntons are backing the initiative, orga

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