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Stephen Cavalier

Chief Executive
London

Stephen has spent over a decade at the helm of Thompsons Solicitors, the UK’s leading trade union law firm and has more than 20 years’ legal experience. Click to learn more about him and his legal background.

Doug Christie

Union and Client Director
London

Doug oversees all arrangements between Thompsons and its union clients. Click to learn more about Doug and his extensive legal career.

Michelle Cronin

Director of People, Finance and Infrastructure
Cardiff

Michelle plays a vital role in the strategic management and direction of the firm.

Clare Mellor

Operations Director
London

As Thompsons Solicitors’ operations director and member of the executive board, Clare’s role is integral to the success of the firm and ensuring it remains a leader in its field. Click to learn more about Clare.

Janet Finney

Branch Manager
Manchester, Liverpool and Belfast

Janet takes pride in ensuring Thompsons’ trade union clients receive the highest-quality service from the specialist legal teams based in the firm’s Manchester, Liverpool and Belfast offices.

Richard Johnson

Personal Injury Solicitor
Birmingham

Richard is an experienced solicitor specialising in claims arising from accidents at work and road traffic collisions.

Catherine Cladingbowl

Branch Manager and Personal Injury Solicitor
Cardiff and Bristol

In her role as a personal injury solicitor Catherine has secured thousands of pounds worth of compensation in cases ranging from industrial disease to accidents at work.

Ann-Marie Christie

Personal Injury Solicitor
London

Ann-Marie has extensive personal injury experience and represents clients in London and the South East of England in cases of industrial disease and accidents at work.

David Robinson

National professional support lawyer for personal injury and senior serious injury solicitor
Newcastle

David is the national professional support lawyer for personal injury at Thompsons Solicitors, with a track record of winning countless cases for clients injured in road accidents, in the military, or who have been seriously injured.

Natalie Harvey

Senior Personal Injury Solicitor
Leeds

Natalie has a wealth of experience in managing and winning personal injury claims resulting from accidents at work for clients in Yorkshire.

Gerard Stilliard

Head of personal injury strategy
London

With more than 15 years’ experience, Gerard leads Thompsons Solicitors’ team of skilled personal injury lawyers, who are based across the UK. Learn more about Gerard by visiting his profile.

Martyn Gwyther

Head of Cross-Border Claims at Thompsons Solicitors
Manchester

As the head of cross-border claims, Martyn is highly experienced in the management of claims that have arisen as a result of accidents or illness overseas.

Sarah Gardner

Senior Foreign Jurisdiction Solicitor
Manchester

Sarah is highly experienced in dealing with sensitive and serious foreign jurisdiction claims and personal injury cases involving a foreign element.

Nicholas Seymour

Personal Injury Solicitor
Bristol

Nicholas is a knowledgeable senior solicitor who uses his skill and legal experience to recover the maximum amount of compensation for his industrial disease clients.

Lindsey Allen

Senior Member of the Personal Injury Team
Birmingham

Lindsey is a skilled senior personal injury executive and part of the “multi-track” accident team, which concludes claims that are likely to receive between £25,000 and £500,000 in compensation.

Northern Ireland Team

Your trusted legal service in Northern Ireland

Thompsons NI’s team of specialist lawyers and solicitors are based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and are ready to help you with the legal advice and representation you need.

Steve Fitzwalter

Personal injury solicitor specialising in asbestos related disease
Midlands

Steve is an expert personal injury solicitor at Thompsons specialising in claims for asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.

Lisa Gormley

Personal Injury Lawyer
Liverpool

Lisa is proud to work for the UK’s leading trade union law firm and to help trade union members who have developed an asbestos-related disease to secure compensation.

Louise Larkin

Senior Supervisor, Personal Injury Team
Liverpool

Louise is a highly skilled lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience representing asbestos disease trade union clients across North West England, while overseeing the work of colleagues in the firm’s Manchester and Liverpool offices.

John Mullen

Unit Manager, Personal Injury Team
Birmingham

John is a skilled personal injury lawyer who oversees the work carried out by Thompsons Solicitors' Midlands-based personal injury team.

Richard Cartwright

Partner and Manager of the National Litigation Unit
Stoke-on-Trent

Richard is the manager of the National Litigation Unit and a senior industrial disease solicitor with many years' experience, particularly dealing with high-value claims for respiratory and lung diseases.

Elizabeth Ford

Personal injury unit manager
Birmingham, Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent

Elizabeth has 15 years' experience as a solicitor specialising in personal injury law, and since 2016 has been a unit manager for work streams across Thompsons' Midlands offices.

Warinder Juss

Senior personal injury lawyer and Thompsons' Associate
Birmingham

Warinder is a highly-skilled lawyer with more than 26 years' experience and has been involved in groundbreaking work-related stress claims for trade unions which have shaped standards in the field.

Alison Fahy

SUPERVISOR MULTI-TRACK ACCIDENT TEAM
Birmingham

Alison is the supervisor of Thompsons Solicitors' multi-track accident team. Based in Birmingham, she has decades of experience supporting clients with industrial disease and road accident compensation claims.

Lisa Gunner

Unit Manager and Serious Injury Solicitor Covering the South West and South Wales
South West and South Wales

Based across the Cardiff and Bristol offices, Lisa represents clients in serious injury and criminal negligence claims.

Paul Rosser

Senior serious injury solicitor
Wales and South West England

Paul is a skilled serious injury solicitor with more than 20 years’ experience helping trade union members secure compensation after suffering a serious injury.

Karl De-Loyde

Senior Serious Injury Solicitor
Birmingham

Karl is a highly experienced solicitor, supervising the serious injury team in both Nottingham and Birmingham. Karl has represented clients who have sustained very serious injuries to the spine and brain, and those who have been burned or have lost limbs.

Laura Harper

Serious Injury Solicitor
Birmingham

Laura is renowned for her excellent negotiation skills and always ensures that her clients, the majority of whom have suffered a serious injury, receive the highest amount of compensation possible.

Helen Shakespeare

Serious Injury Solicitor
Sheffield

Helen's legal expertise, commitment to providing first-class client care and ability to secure maximum compensation has seen her help many people who have experienced a life-changing injury.

Peter Magee

Senior Serious Injury Solicitor
Nottingham

Through his expert knowledge of serious injury law, Peter has helped hundreds of people across the Midlands receive compensation and get the rehabilitative support they need after suffering a life-changing injury.

Matthew Tollitt

Head of Serious Injury team in the North West
North West England, North Wales

As one of the firm’s senior solicitors, Matthew prides himself on providing the highest-quality service for his trade union clients, many of whom have suffered serious debilitating and often life-changing injuries. Click to learn more about Matthew and his extensive legal background.

Allison Fitchett

Serious Injury Solicitor
Nottingham

Allison's significant experience in dealing with serious injury cases has seen her help hundreds of people get financial compensation and specialist rehabilitative support after suffering a life-changing injury.

Nicky Jackson

Serious Injury Solicitor
Newcastle

Nicky has a wealth of experience in dealing with difficult and complex serious injury claims for clients who have suffered an amputation, a brain injury or a spinal cord injury.

Anthony Welsh

Serious Injury Compensation Solicitor
Cardiff

Anthony has used his extensive legal knowledge to help hundreds of people in Wales who have suffered a serious injury to negotiate high sums of compensation.

Christalla Christodoulidou

Serious Injury Solicitor
London

Christalla is an experienced serious injury solicitor and has helped hundreds of people get their life back on track after suffering a serious injury.

Simon Wilson

National Lead Lawyer for Serious Injury Claims
Leeds

Simon recognises the importance of rehabilitation and therapy during the recovery process and always aims to secure the maximum compensation for his serious injury clients.

Imogen Wetton

Senior Serious Injury Solicitor
Manchester

Imogen is a highly experienced solicitor specialising in high-value and complex cases involving serious injury. Imogen represents both adults and children and has a reputation for securing the highest possible settlement in the quickest possible time.

Henrietta Phillips

Senior Serious Injury Solicitor
London

Henrietta has extensive experience dealing with a variety of serious injury claims for both private and union clients, ranging from brain and spinal injuries to amputation and fatalities.

Kam Singh

Senior Serious Injury Lawyer
South East England, London

As one of Thompsons Solicitors’ skilled senior serious injury lawyers, Kam forms part of the firm’s expert serious injury team, helping trade union members to secure compensation after they’ve suffered a serious injury.

Miriam Roka

Serious Injury and Medical Negligence Litigation Assistant
London

Miriam plays a pivotal role within the medical negligence team, acting as a first port of call for clients who have suffered an injury or illness due to medical negligence.

Nicola Saunders

Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Lawyer
London and the south east of England

Nicola has an impressive track record in securing large sums of compensation for her serious injury and medical negligence clients based across London and the south east of England.

Victoria Kingscote

Serious Injury Solicitor
Birmingham

Victoria is an experienced serious injury solicitor with more than 13 years’ experience helping trade union clients secure compensation after suffering an injury or illness.

David Gauler

Serious Injury Lawyer
Birmingham

David represents union members who have been injured at work, in road traffic accidents or because of assaults.

Katie Williams

Senior Serious Injury Solicitor
Liverpool

Based in Thompsons' Liverpool office, Katie supports union members with serious injury compensation claims.

Phil Liptrot

Senior supervisor of the north-west multi-track accident team
Manchester

A qualified solicitor for decades, Phil heads up the multi-track accident team, and has supported a number of people and families in Manchester and the north west in claims for amputation injury, chronic pain injury and fatal accidents.

Amanda Jones

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Cardiff

Amanda has over 15 years' legal experience and has helped many people across Wales receive compensation and support after being diagnosed with an asbestos disease.

Helen Tomlin

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Leeds

Helen is an experienced asbestos solicitor who acts swiftly to ensure her clients with an asbestos-related disease receive the maximum amount of compensation.

Dave Fisher

Senior Supervisor - Midlands Asbestos Team
Birmingham

Dave has a impressive track record in winning cases for people who have developed an asbestos-related disease as a result of their employer's negligence.

Reuben Greenwood

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Nottingham

Reuben has extensive experience in dealing with asbestos cases involving pleural thickening, mesothelioma, asbestosis and asbestos-related lung cancer.

Neil Baines

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Nottingham

Neil is a specialist asbestos solicitor representing clients across Midlands and East Anglia who have been affected by asbestos diseases such as mesothelioma, pleural thickening, asbestosis and lung cancer.

Tony Hood

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Newcastle

Tony has a wealth of experience helping people across North East England who have been affected by an asbestos disease get financial compensation and expert support.

Ian McFall

National Head of Asbestos Litigation and Member of Supervisory Board
Newcastle

With a reputation as one of the country’s leading experts in the field, Ian McFall is the national head of asbestos litigation at Thompsons and a member of Thompsons’ supervisory board.

Helen Jones

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Newcastle

Helen has helped many people who have sadly developed an asbestos disease to get compensation in the quickest possible time, all the while remaining compassionate and empathetic to their situation.

Gill Connelly

Specialist Asbestos Lawyer
Newcastle

Gill is a specialist asbestos lawyer with over 10 years' experience helping those who have been affected by an asbestos disease receive support and compensation for their suffering.

Eamonn McDonough

Specialist Asbestos Lawyer
Cardiff

Eamonn is based in Thompsons' Cardiff office and has helped hundreds of people to get compensation and support following an asbestos disease diagnosis.

Andrew Venn

National Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
Newcastle

Using his determination and legal skill, Andrew has successfully recovered large sums of compensation for his mesothelioma clients within their lifetime.

Lorna Webster

Specialist Asbestos Solicitor
London

Lorna is a specialist asbestos solicitor experienced in cases involving asbestosis, pleural thickening, asbestos-related lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Heather Ruddick

Asbestos Disease Solicitor
Newcastle

Heather Ruddick is a specialist asbestos disease solicitor based in Thompsons’ Newcastle office. Click to learn more about Heather and her asbestos case experience.

Madeleine Pinschof

Senior Medical Negligence Solicitor
Bristol

Madeleine specialises in a wide variety of medical negligence claims with particular expertise in those involving amputation, birth injuries and delayed cancer diagnoses.

Linda Millband

National Practice Lead for Clinical Negligence
Birmingham

Linda Millband has more than 20 years’ experience winning significant sums of compensation for individuals and families who have been affected by medical negligence. Learn more about Linda.

Sophia Huynh

Chartered Clinical Negligence Legal Executive
Nottingham

Sophia has experience in managing claims involving prescription errors, unnecessary minor surgeries and the delay in diagnosis of orthopaedic injuries.

Tony Mikhael

Senior Medical Negligence Solicitor
Birmingham

Tony is a senior medical negligence solicitor who supports union members across the Midlands and eastern England

Amy Griffiths

Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Cardiff

Amy always aims to secure maximum compensation and regularly liaises with experts and support groups to ensure her clients receive the help they need during what is often a difficult time.

Cathryn Davies

Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Cardiff

Cathryn has over 20 years' experience of helping individuals and families who have fallen victim to medical negligence receive financial and rehabilitative support.

Claire Evans

Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Cardiff

Claire, a clinical negligence solicitor and qualified nurse and midwife, provides her clients with first-class advice and guidance throughout the duration of their claim.

Corrina Mottram

Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Solicitor
London

Corrina has more than 20 years’ experience dealing with a range of serious injury claims and medical negligence claims for trade union members who have suffered brain injuries, amputations, spinal cord injuries and more.

Gemma Hindley

Clinical Negligence Litigation Assistant
London

Gemma acts as a first point of contact for clients with the full spectrum of medical negligence claims.

Clair Wilson

Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Newcastle

Clair uses her significant medical negligence litigation experience to ensure her clients receive the highest level of compensation in the shortest possible time.

Gwen Kirby-Dent

Senior Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Injury Solicitor
London

Gwen has significant experience dealing with both serious injury and clinical negligence claims, including those of the upmost severity including spinal cord injuries and birth injury claims.

William Seymour

Clinical Negligence Solicitor
London

William takes a proactive approach to litigation while offering his clients the support and reassurance they need during the time that he is responsible for their case.

Samantha Hemsley

National Head of the Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Team
London

Samantha is responsible for creating and implementing the firm's serious injury and clinical negligence strategy, all the while ensuring best practice across all of Thompsons' serious injury and clinical negligence case work.

Jyothi Parekh

Medical Negligence Solicitor
London

In her role as medical negligence solicitor, Jyothi regularly deals with cases of surgical error, misdiagnosis of cancer and errors in the administration of medicine.

Georgina Macfarlane

Medical Negligence Litigation Assistant
London

Georgina acts as the first port of call for people with the full spectrum of medical negligence claims.

Maya Patel

Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Manchester

Click to read more about medical negligence specialist, Maya Patel

Judith Lamb

Clinical Negligence Litigation Assistant
Newcastle

Judith is a clinical negligence litigation assistant based in Thompsons’ Newcastle office.

Navinder Nijjar

Clinical Negligence Litigation Assistant
Birmingham

Navinder is a clinical negligence litigation assistant based in Thompsons’ Birmingham office.

Rosalyn Steeple

Senior Medical Negligence Solicitor
Manchester

Rosalyn is an experienced medical negligence solicitor, based in Thompsons' Manchester office, who has helped clients across the North West with compensation claims.

Laura Laffey

Medical Negligence Solicitor
Newcastle

Laura is a medical negligence solicitor based in Thompsons’ Newcastle office.

Martin Singh

Medical negligence and product liability senior solicitor
Birmingham

With more than 30 years' legal experience, Martin plays a crucial role in leading Thompsons Solicitors' product liability team. He is based in the firm's Birmingham office and coversthe whole of the country.

Kimberley Donaldson

Medical negligence solicitor
Birmingham

Working in a team led by experienced serious injury lawyer Linda Milliband, Kimberley is a key member of the clinical negligence team, also supporting with personal injury claims.

Andrew Yaw

Clinical negligence solicitor
Manchester

Andrew is an experienced personal injury solicitor, with experience in a variety of medical negligence claims.

Allison Mohan

Chartered legal executive specialising in medical negligence
Manchester

Allison is a highly experienced medical negligence specialist based in Thompsons' Manchester office

Donna Simcock

Industrial Disease Lawyer
Stoke-on-Trent

In her role at Thompsons, Donna takes pride in recovering the maximum amount of compensation for her clients who have developed an industrial disease.

Anne Turley

Industrial Disease Solicitor
Nottingham

Anne has over 20 years' experience helping those with industrial diseases, such as occupational asthma and vibration white finger, get compensation for their suffering.

Jeeva Sethu

Industrial Disease Solicitor
London

Jeeva prides himself on his excellent client care skills and ability to put his clients and their families at ease during the legal process.

Marion Voss

Senior Work Disease Solicitor
Leeds

Marion is an experienced and compassionate solicitor who has helped many families affected by industrial disease get compensation for their suffering in the shortest time possible.

Jon Carlisle

Head of Industrial Disease
Manchester

Jon is responsible for managing and developing Thompsons' nationwide industrial disease team. He works closely with trade unions and industry groups to ensure clients receive the very best support.

David Mole

Industrial Disease Lawyer
Newcastle

David is a highly skilled lawyer with a wealth of experience in helping both private and union clients who have developed HAVS (hand arm vibration syndrome) get support and compensation.

Anna Konzon

Senior Industrial Disease Solicitor
London

With almost 25 years legal experience, Anna has helped hundreds of people secure compensation in a number of industrial disease claims.

Michael Disken

Industrial disease solicitors
Leeds

Michael is an industrial disease specialist with years of experience helping people get their life back on track after suffering an industrial disease.

Yvonne Peel

Accident at Work Lawyer
Birmingham

Yvonne deals with a variety of accident at work claims from slips, trips and falls to manual handling injuries.

Tristram Sterry

Accident at Work Solicitor
Sheffield

Tristram is known for using his tough negotiation skills to recover the maximum amount of compensation for his clients who have suffered an injury in an accident at work.

Gillian Sayers

Accident at Work Lawyer
Sheffield

Gillian has dealt with a wide variety of different types of accident at work claims in her career, including those involving a slip, trip or fall and manual handling accidents.

Sharon Fleming

Senior Accident at Work Solicitor
Oxford

Sharon is an experienced solicitor with a reputation for fighting for maximum compensation for her injured clients and their families.

Sukhdev Gill

Accident at Work Solicitor
Nottingham

Sukhdev is a professional and approachable solicitor with a wealth of experience in dealing with accident at work claims.

Tony Scott

Senior Workplace Accident Lawyer
Newcastle

Tony has many years experience dealing personal injury claims for workers from a number of professions including NHS staff, construction workers and rail workers.

Phil Kyte

Senior Workplace Accident Solicitor
Leeds

Phil is a highly experienced solicitor renowned for his excellent client care skills and ability to keep his clients informed at every step of their workplace accident claim.

Michelle Farrell

Accident at Work Lawyer
Manchester

Michelle's strong negotiating skills and ability to provide excellent client care has seen her help many people across the North West get compensation after suffering an injury at work.

Sean Conway

Criminal Law Solicitor
Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire

Sean is passionate about standing up for workers who have been accused of committing a criminal offence and always ensures his clients get the best outcome from their case.

Craig Hunn

Criminal Law Solicitor
North East, Cumbria, North Yorkshire

Craig is committed to ensuring his clients, many of whom are trade union members, are guided through the legal process and provided with the best result possible.

Gemma Zakrzewski

Criminal Law Solicitor
North West

Gemma ensures clients who face criminal charges or allegations of professional misconduct receive the very best legal advice and representation.

Christian Harbinson

Criminal Law Solicitor
Newcastle, Cumbria, Yorkshire and Humberside

Christian is an experienced criminal law solicitor who always ensures his clients receive the best representation, guidance and advice throughout the legal process.

Andrea Cook

Professional Misconduct and Criminal Law Solicitor
Wales and South West England

Andrea has a successful track record in defending workers who have been accused of professional misconduct or face criminal charges.

Leighanne Davis

Criminal law team litigation assistant
Birmingham

Leighanne plays a key role in the Thompsons Solicitors criminal law team, supporting trade union clients when they need it most. Click to learn more about her and her role.

Brian Wilson

Unit Manager
London

Brian takes pride in managing a team of lawyers who undertake employment law cases on behalf of a number of unions and their members.

Caroline Underhill

Practice Lead, Equal Pay
London and South East England

Caroline is a highly experienced legal professional overseeing the equal pay teams based in Thompsons' branches nationwide.

Emma Tamer

Senior Employment Rights Lawyer
London

Emma is a senior employment lawyer providing legal advice and representation to private and union clients on all aspects of employment law.

Joel Smith

Employment Rights Lawyer
Leeds

Joel is an experienced lawyer with an impressive track record in settling multiple high-value claims for trade union clients.

Paul Shevlin

Unit Manager
Newcastle

Paul is experienced in all areas of employment law including unfair dismissal, discrimination in the workplace and breach of contract.

Jo Seery

Professional Support Lawyer
Manchester

Jo is responsible for providing professional development training for Thompsons' employment rights lawyers based across the UK.

Bruce Robin

Employment Rights Lawyer
Bristol

Bruce has significant experience dealing with a range of employment law claims on behalf of trade unions and their members.

Matthew Pull

Senior Supervisor
Manchester

Matthew leads a team comprising lawyers, legal executives and litigation assistants in claims on behalf of union members against local authority and NHS employers.

Charlotte Moore

Senior Supervisor - Employment Rights
London

In addition to managing and supervising a team of lawyers in Thompsons' London office, Charlotte also deals with a number of employment rights claims for union clients.

James Lenihan

Unit Manager
Bristol

James is experienced in many aspects of employment law, including unfair dismissal, discrimination at work and contractual claims.

Kate Lea

Employment Rights Lawyer
Nottingham and Birmingham

Kate has significant experience dealing with claims regarding disciplinary and grievances, TUPE, discrimination and contractual disputes.

Rakesh Patel

Head of employment rights strategy
London (Congress House)

Rakesh is the head of employment rights strategy at Thompsons Solicitors and leads a team of skilled employment law specialists at the firm. Click to learn more about Rakesh.

Roger Ellis

Senior Supervisor - Employment Rights Team
London

Roger leads a team of employment lawyers acting exclusively for claimants and their unions across the south and east of England.

Julie Brodie

Employment Rights Lawyer
Bristol

Julie provides advice and reputation on a number of employment rights matters including unfair dismissals, redundancy and wages claims and discrimination claims.

Jamie Humphries

Employment Rights Lawyer
Manchester

Jamie has extensive experience in managing complex cases involving disability, race and trade union discrimination as well as cases relating to the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations.

Sarah Henderson

Employment Rights Lawyer
London

Sarah helps trade union clients in a range of employment claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and breach of contract.

Kate Fox

Senior Supervisor
London

Kate has been involved in a number of significant employment rights cases over the course of her legal career.

Victoria Phillips

Head of Employment Rights (Client Relations)
London

Victoria leads a team of employment rights lawyers at Thompsons Solicitors, working with them to ensure trade union members are provided with expert legal guidance and advice in all types of employment litigation.

Balbir Bird

Employment Law Solicitor
Birmingham

With more than 23 years' legal experience, Balbir is proud to represent trade union members in a range of employment rights claims.

Carl Harrington

Employment Rights Solicitor
London

With 12 years' experience, Carl has helped many trade union members secure compensation in a number of employment rights claims, including unfair dismissals and all types of discrimination.

Gerard Airey

Employment Law Solicitor

Gerard Airey is a highly experienced employment law solicitor based in the Thompsons' London office, with significant expertise in handling multi-claimant employment law cases on behalf of trade union members

Richard Williams

Senior employment rights and professional misconduct solicitor
London

Richard is a senior solicitor who deals with employment rights and trade union members charged with professional misconduct. He advises and represents members at their professional bodies, at employment tribunals, and in the High Court.

Zafin Aktar

Employment Rights Solicitors
Birmingham

Zafin has 16 years' experience in mass employment law litigation, including securing compensation for clients after unfair dismissal, discrimination and equal pay.

Natalie Hunt

Employment Law Specialist
Plymouth

Natalie is an employment law specialist and member of the Plymouth-based National Settlement Agreement Unit (SAU).

Emilie Blackman

National Settlement Agreement Unit Manager
Plymouth

Emilie is a team manager at the National Settlement Agreement Unit in Plymouth.

Stephen Robillard

Employment Law Specialist
Plymouth

Stephen is an employment law specialist, based at Thompsons' Plymouth office, with experience in claims for employment disputes, including redundancies and the breakdown in employer and employee relations.

Anna Zdanowska

Employment law specialist
Plymouth

Anna is an employment law specialist based at Thompsons Solicitors' Plymouth office.

Claire Horne

Employment law senior executive
Nottingham

Claire has experience in supporting clients with a number of employment claims, including multi-action discrimination and TUPE claims.

Neil Todd

Senior Case Handler
Manchester

Neil is a specialist solicitor with particular expertise in advising trade unions on industrial action and collective rights issues.

Rachel Halliday

Senior Case Handler
Manchester

Rachel is responsible for managing and supervising a team of lawyers undertaking a full range of employment law cases and advice work on behalf of a trade unions.

Iain Birrell

Partner and practice lead of the trade union law group
Leeds

Iain has exceptional experience securing justice for trade union members and has successfully lead Thompsons Solicitors’ Trade Union Law Group for many years.

Richard Arthur

National Coordinator for Trade Union Strategy
Bristol

Richard is head of the Thompsons' Trade Union Law Group which provides specialist advice and representation on all areas of trade union law.

Bernie Wentworth

Employment and Trade Union Law Unit Manager
Liverpool and Manchester

With more than 20 years’ experience winning employment rights claims, Bernie is one of Thompsons Solicitors’ go-to experts for trade union law and employment matters. Learn more about the people he has helped by visiting his profile.

Keith Sheppard

Professional Misconduct and Criminal Law Legal Executive
London and South East England

Keith has extensive experience in representing clients across London and South East England in criminal cases, professional disciplinary proceedings and inquest work.

Jonathan Bacon

Professional Misconduct Solicitor
Midlands, South England and Wales

Jonathan has a considerable amount of experience representing workers in professional misconduct cases.

Harjinder Saundh

Professional Misconduct Solicitor
North East, Yorkshire

Harjinder specialises in representing union members within the health sector in cases of professional misconduct.

Paula Porter

Practice Lead for the Professional Misconduct and Criminal Law
England and Wales

Paula is committed to ensuring the solicitors within the professional misconduct and criminal law team provide first-class legal representation and obtain justice for each of their clients.

Emma Hulme

Professional Misconduct and Criminal Lawyer
Birmingham

Emma represents clients from a number of working backgrounds in cases involving criminal accusations and professional misconduct matters.

Clare Woodland

Professional Misconduct and Criminal Law Executive
North West England, North Wales

Clare is an experienced solicitor representing a mix of trade union members and private clients in cases of criminal and professional misconduct law.

Peter Kettleborough

Head of Information Technology and Business Process
Leeds

A highly-skilled IT professional, Peter is responsible for developing and maintaining Thompsons Solicitors’ IT systems and business process, to ensure the smooth running of business operations across the firm. Learn more about Peter by visiting his profile.