Legal recruitment experts

Legal Recruitment Experts

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

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?

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.

Featured Vacancies

Junior Associates- Group Litigation

Junior Associates- Group Litigation

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Financial Regulatory Lawyer

Financial Regulatory Lawyer

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Commercial Partners/Lawyers

Commercial Partners/Lawyers

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Testimonials

I found David Thomson to be excellent during my search for a role upon qualification. I would highly recommend David to anybody seeking further opportunities. Particularly Irish lawyers based abroad seeking a return to home shores.  David’s market knowledge and ability to offer practical and reliable advice was highly helpful during what can be a stressful time. Furthermore, David really goes the extra mile by staying in touch at the conclusion of the process ensuring that the move and the new role are both working out. Great to deal with.
Brian GillespieSolicitorMatheson, Dublin

Advice & Articles

Steps to Finding an International Legal Role

Steps to Finding an International Legal Role

If you are considering an overseas legal role as the next move in your legal career, then preparing ahead of time is key for a stress-free and efficient job hunt. Our points below, we will help you prepare for your search for an international legal job with a few...

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The Perks of Working in a Large Law Firm

The Perks of Working in a Large Law Firm

There is no question that the legal sector is becoming increasingly dominated by large, national and international law firms. Working in a small or medium-sized office and working in a large firm are very different experiences, and they both have advantages and...

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Clients We Work With