Justice has always been at the heart of everything Thompsons Solicitors does. If this sounds like something you want to be part of, a career with us could be the next step for you.

With more than 90 years’ experience providing working people with specialist advice and representation in compensation claims for personal injuries and employment rights matters, Thompsons Solicitors has established a national recognition as the UK’s leading personal injury and trade union law firm.  We are dedicated to our claimant-only approach and are proud to only represent the injured and mistreated, never employers or insurance companies.  

Thompsons Solicitors has played an instrumental role in establishing some of the UK’s historic legal decisions – and by joining our UK-wide network of specialists you’ll soon learn why we have a reputation as a pioneer in personal injury and employment rights litigation.  We want people on board who share our vision, and in return we will support them on their career journey.

Thompsons Solicitors isn’t your average law firm and we’re also a different type of employer. Learn more about the types of roles available at Thompsons and our current vacancies. As part of Team Thompsons, you’ll have the opportunity to sink your teeth into a huge variety of personal injury and employment rights work, and to develop your legal skills in a first-class law firm. You’re going to have to work hard; we expect you to be professional and you must enjoy a challenge. But we are fair. And that’s why our staff benefits reflect the kind of team we want to build: We believe in family friendly policies, not burning the midnight oil, a supportive working environment, continued training and development, and structured pay.

Team work is important to Thompsons Solicitors, and so is ensuring you have the ability to grow as a legal professional. By joining one of our branches, you’ll form part of a nationwide team made up of a unit manager, case handlers, senior supervisors and litigation assistants - this means you’ll be have a great environment to learn in, and for clients, you’ll be able to offer them a comprehensive legal service. You’ll also have the advantage of using our cutting edge IT facilities, including a purpose built case management system and our dedicated call centre service.

Our training and development programmes have earned us a notable reputation in the legal profession. We are committed to your career progression – that’s why we provide each and every employee with a chance to excel in their career, regardless of their current level and their employment background - some of our employees who once started as secretaries or office juniors are now qualified solicitors (see Lorna and Rakesh’s profiles for real life examples of this). Our dedication to upskilling and training our staff has led to many of our personal injury lawyers and employment rights specialists being recognised as leaders in their field by prestigious legal bodies, such as the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Additionally, Thompsons Solicitors offers a structured pay scale for you to enjoy.

Benefits of joining Thompsons Solicitors

  • Family friendly policies
  • Inspiring and essential work on social issues
  • Commitment to teamwork in an office environment
  • Leading edge IT systems
  • Full training and development
  • Structured pay scale