About Thomson Legal
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. or 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.
Legal Counsel, Uxbridge/Hybrid
Legal Counsel- IT & Data Location: Uxbridge/Hybrid An exciting Legal Counsel opportunity has arisen within the UK & Ireland Legal team due to growth, diversification and digitisation here at ManpowerGroup UK & Ireland, a key market for the Group. As a...
Legal Adviser, Glasgow/ London
Ofgem’s legal function sits in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The position is for a Legal Adviser or a Senior Legal Adviser. The initial posting in this instance will be with Enforcement Legal. These roles can be based in Glasgow or London. The OGC is...
Corporate Associate, Dublin
McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we...
Deciding to move from London to Edinburgh was initially quite stressful. But from the start David’s guidance and availability considerably eased the all process. David is very knowledgable about the industry and his advice and feedbacks were extremely helpful. I felt very supported throughout and I definitely recommend his services. He is by far the best recruiter I ever dealt with.
David is a committed and enthusiastic legal recruiter. He takes pride in ensuring that the people he represents are well briefed in advance of interviews and kept up to date throughout the selection process. David’s friendly and professional manner made it a pleasure to work with him.
I would not hesitate to deal with David in the future should I require to look for other employment. His professional approach and friendly manner made him an excellent person to work with in what can be a daunting time. Thanks to David, I have now secured a role that I am enjoying and is well suited to my skills and personality.
Firstly, David is highly personable. He can quickly grasp the type of individual suited to a particular business and role, and will only put forward reasonably suitable candidates. I would not hesitate to recommend David.
David was a great support in helping me secure a new role. He provided sound advice and guided me through the recruitment process. I found David to be very responsive to any questions that I had and appreciated him keeping in touch with me right up until my start date. Would highly recommend.
I went to David with a clear idea of the kind of role I wanted. Within weeks I had a job offer. If you’re looking for a change, I recommend contacting him.
David was incredibly helpful and professional from the initial phone call all the way to my first day in the new job and beyond. He provided useful insight and support throughout what could have been a very stressful time changing roles and relocating to a different jurisdiction. I would highly recommend him.
I found David Thomson at Thomson Legal a pleasure to deal with from the first phone call with him until finding a suitable position. He took the time to understand the type of role that I was looking for and the drivers behind that. As well as providing invaluable career advice, he then presented me with realistic options based on my experience and goals. Throughout this whole process, he kept me updated on the progress of any outstanding applications. However, David also kept presenting me with new roles that might have been of interest during the process, showing his proactive approach to searching for a new position on my behalf. I would highly recommend that anyone seeking a new role uses the services of David Thomson at Thomson Legal.
I can’t recommend David highly enough. He’s without doubt the most thorough, approachable, sensible and helpful recruitment specialist I have worked with. David supported me throughout the entire recruitment process and checked in at every stage. His support was helpful, strategic and incredibly encouraging. He has a real sense of what both the employer and employee are looking for and works hard to make the match. I’m absolutely delighted to have worked with David. He’s a true professional, and a star to boot.
I was lucky enough to be contacted by David in relation to a new opportunity that he felt suited my expertise. He was an immense help throughout the recruitment process and I can not recommend him highly enough. From the provision of bespoke profiles on each member of the interview panel to actively chasing up outcomes on my behalf and keeping me updated throughout, I always felt like my success was David’s priority. David also took time to provide detail on the company, together with various articles detailing their recent news. Working with David on interview prep, I felt thoroughly well prepared. I have been approached before about recruitment opportunities by others and felt that they hadn’t really considered my cv in any great detail. From day one it was clear that David had done a lot of work in matching the role so that it was a clear fit. If David approaches you about an opportunity, I would recommend you trust his judgement. I would be delighted to work with David again if the need arose. He has even offered to be a sounding board in future for opportunities outside his scope of work. He’s also a thoroughly nice guy!
Advice & Articles
Newly Qualified Lawyers- There are a lot of positives to talk about
If we are looking for a positive indicator that the legal sectors in Scotland and Ireland are recovering from the recession, we need to look no further that what is currently happening in the newly qualified lawyer market. In recent years we have watched as law firms...
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...
Scottish & Irish Lawyers – International Options: An Overview.
Are you looking into moving your legal career overseas? With the global economy showing strong encouraging signs of recovery, there are lots of legal jobs overseas. With current options in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia and Offshore, the question is,...
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