Thorntons Law LLP

Education: Institutions Department

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What the team is known for Possesses expertise in governance, employment, industrial relations, regulation and commercial arrangements of all stripes. Regularly acts for a number of prestigious universities and colleges. Possesses noteworthy ability in both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters. Also advises on overseas research and commercial collaboration agreements.

Strengths One client remarks: "They go out of their way to help us meet our strategic aims and they make individuals available at very short notice."

Another client says that the team has "the breadth and depth of coverage to be able to give advice on all areas of the law."

Interviewees report: "They provide very quick responses to queries, have a very practical approach to dealing with issues and keep things moving."

Work highlights Represented the University of St Andrews in a passing-off and trade mark infringement dispute at the Court of Session in relation to the university's red graduation gowns.

Notable practitioners

Lesley Larg is a key contact.