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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

Real Estate Lawyer, Edinburgh

Real Estate Lawyer, Edinburgh

Brodies LLP is a UK law firm headquartered in Scotland. It is the largest firm in its jurisdiction measured by income, directory rankings, and lawyer numbers. In the last three years, the firm's revenue has grown by 20%, and almost 100 new colleagues have joined....

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Intellectual Property Lawyer, Ireland

Intellectual Property Lawyer, Ireland

Established in 1995, our firm has developed into one of the UK’s leading specialists in intellectual property law. Whether you’re involved in a dispute or you need help with a non-contentious matter (such as registering a trade mark), our team will quickly and...

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Global Legal Director, Scotland

Global Legal Director, Scotland

When a five-year-old boy was blinded in one eye after a regular eye exam failed to spot a retinal detachment, his father set out to support eye care professionals and their patients by revolutionising retinal imaging. As a result Optos was founded in 1992 with the...

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Testimonials

I was extremely impressed with the professional nature of David’s advice, support and encouragement. I found David an excellent, down to earth communicator who always kept me informed of the full picture with invaluable knowledge and advice in relation to the role pursued. David was always on hand to listen to and address any queries I had throughout the recruitment process and was quick to follow up following interview. The service David provided was a breath of fresh air in what can sometimes be a stressful process. I would definitely recommend David and Thomson Legal to my friends and colleagues in the sector.
Louise McKeanSolicitor & Contracts ManagerUniversity of Strathclyde

Testimonials

I was extremely impressed with the professional nature of David’s advice, support and encouragement. I found David an excellent, down to earth communicator who always kept me informed of the full picture with invaluable knowledge and advice in relation to the role pursued. David was always on hand to listen to and address any queries I had throughout the recruitment process and was quick to follow up following interview. The service David provided was a breath of fresh air in what can sometimes be a stressful process. I would definitely recommend David and Thomson Legal to my friends and colleagues in the sector.
Louise McKeanSolicitor & Contracts ManagerUniversity of Strathclyde

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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DENTONS logo
CMS Law Tax
DUNNES STORES
Author Cox
Pinsent Masons

MERCER
WILLIAM FRY
M Squared
TLT
HYMANS # ROBERTSON
Burges  Salmon logo
Qbrdn logo
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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