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Thorntons LLP is currently accepting applications for legal traineeships beginning in 2022. Trainees at the firm have the opportunity to work in its offices in Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Fife and Angus.

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Former Thorntons chairman Jack Robertson has passed away at the age of 71. Mr Robertson was born in Dundee and studied law at Dundee University. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1972 and joined Fergusson, Robertson, Stephen and Norrie, becoming a partner in 1976. The firm became Thorntons following

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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. Irritancy is a remedy for landlords to terminate a lease early when tenants are in bre

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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. Ms Jones advises clients in all areas of employment and disc

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Pictured (L-R): Thorntons' chairman Colin Graham, Catriona Miller and Murray Etherington Thorntons has appointed Catriona Miller as a partner in its Edinburgh private client team based at Citypoint, Haymarket.

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Thorntons and CHAS have announced a brand new partnership to raise funds to support children with life-shortening conditions and their families throughout Scotland. Thorntons has agreed to be the headline sponsor for the fifth edition of the CHAS Rocking Horse Ball, which takes place on 5 June 2020.

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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. The 57-partner firm has gone through a series of strategic mergers and acquisitions since 2014 as part of a five year strategy. In March 20

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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 Dunl

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Thorntons has appointed Gemma Hardie as an associate in the commercial property team based in Dundee and St Andrews. Ms Hardie has worked exclusively in commercial property since she joined the profession in 2009 and has experience acting on a wide range of matters including the acquisition and mana

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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. The impressive sum will be shared between Scottish children’s charities Children’s Aid Scotland and T

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Thorntons has become an accredited Living Wage Employer through Living Wage Scotland this week. Thorntons’ director of people Shirley Phillips said: “At Thorntons, we have always focussed on creating a positive working environment where everyone is treated fairly. We value all of our col

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Thorntons is celebrating the appointment of eight newly-qualified solicitors following a two-year traineeship. There will be four new faces in the Dundee office as Katy Williams joins the intellectual property team, Vicki Alexander joins commercial property, Katie Fulton joins the family law team an

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