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About Thomson legal

About Thomson Legal

With 20+ years’ experience and knowledge of the legal sector behind us, we advise and place lawyers into new legal positions in private practice, in-house and the public sector. At Thomson Legal, we operate locally out of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London and Dublin and also assist lawyers looking to make a career move Overseas. As one of the leading legal recruitment specialists for legal jobs Scotland and Ireland, we actively advise and help lawyers with their legal career journey.
Our Approach

Our approach

As established legal recruitment specialists, our approach is always bespoke. Regarded as one of the leading recruitment consultancies for legal jobs in Scotland and Ireland, at Thomson Legal we spend time getting to know each candidate personally. We want to connect with you to achieve a deeper understanding of your aspirations and motivations so we can help you to achieve your career goals. Thomson Legal can help you find your next legal job across a broad range of sectors and legal disciplines.
why work with us?

Why work with us?

At Thomson Legal we know what we are talking about. We have been recruiting in the legal sector for over 20 years and have a proven track record working with leading top-tier law firms, boutique firms, FTSE100 companies and public sector organisations. For our candidates we look to find the best fit and match that meet your experience and aspirations. For clients, we are always looking to make the hiring process as innovative and effective as possible making sure you make the best possible hire for your business.

Featured Vacancies

In-House Lawyer, Dundee

In-House Lawyer, Dundee

The primary function of the role is to work closely with the Director of Legal to advise the University of Dundee in managing its legal risk.  This will include advising on a wide range of legal and related commercial issues regarding the drafting, reviewing and...

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Solicitor- Remote-Working

Solicitor- Remote-Working

Solicitor- Qualified in England & Wales- Personal and Family Wills and Estates (Newly qualified - 4 years PQE) Remote-Working  Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction measured by income, directory...

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Insolvency Lawyer, Dublin

Insolvency Lawyer, Dublin

William Fry LLP is one of Ireland’s leading corporate law firms with offices in Dublin, Cork, London, San Francisco, and New York. We have over 310 legal and tax professionals and over 460 staff. Our client-focused service combines technical excellence with commercial...

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Testimonials

MacRoerts LLP
I have dealt with many recruiters before and can confirm David has been the best one – by far. He is attentive, always available for a chat, has an extensive knowledge on legal placements and goes above and beyond to make you feel safe and confident when making a move to a different firm. I highly recommend David and would not consider a move without having a chat with him first.
LiviaZiegelmeyerMacRoberts LLP

Testimonials

MacRoerts LLP
I have dealt with many recruiters before and can confirm David has been the best one – by far. He is attentive, always available for a chat, has an extensive knowledge on legal placements and goes above and beyond to make you feel safe and confident when making a move to a different firm. I highly recommend David and would not consider a move without having a chat with him first.
LiviaZiegelmeyerMacRoberts LLP

Advice & Articles

Newly Qualified Solicitor: So What Now?

Newly Qualified Solicitor: So What Now?

Are you a newly qualified solicitor? If you have completed your traineeship and are now about to start your qualified role, you may be in need of some additional guidance. After a lengthy number of years studying and finishing your legal training, you could of course...

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Clients We Work With

BRODIES
Matheson
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CMS Law Tax
DUNNES STORES
Author Cox
Pinsent Masons

MERCER
WILLIAM FRY
M Squared
TLT
HYMANS # ROBERTSON
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Dickson Minto W.S. logo

gunnercooke
ADDLESHAW GODDARD
Thermo Fisher SCIENTIFIC
TESCO Bank
MACROBERTS
DLA PIPER
cnAPULT Cell Gene Therapy
Weightmans

BAE System
WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON
SHOOSMITHS
University of Dundee
Anderson Strathern
SHEPHERD+ WEDDERBURN
ASHRST
Vialex logo

PGMBM
OFGEM
Spencer West
JOHNSTON CARMICHAEL
North Oil Company logo
CAREY OLSEN
DWF
SHAKESPEARE MARTINEAU

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