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.
Michelle plays a vital role in the strategic management and direction of the firm.
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.
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.
Tony is branch manager for Thompsons Solicitors’ North East branch, which is based in Newcastle and covers claims across the North East and Cumbria. He is also National Head of Asbestos Strategy.
Nicola ensures that the Thompsons’ Leeds office delivers a service that supports those who have been injured, discriminated against or are at risk of losing their livelihood or liberty.
Richard is an experienced solicitor specialising in claims arising from accidents at work and road traffic collisions.
Wales and South West
Catherine is the Branch Manager for Thompsons' Wales & South West (Bristol, Cardiff, Llanelli & Plymouth).
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.
Natalie has a wealth of experience in managing and winning personal injury claims resulting from accidents at work for clients in Yorkshire.
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.
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 is highly experienced in dealing with sensitive and serious foreign jurisdiction claims and personal injury cases involving a foreign element.
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 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
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 is an expert personal injury solicitor at Thompsons specialising in claims for asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.
Lisa specialises solely in fighting for trade union members who are victims of asbestos-related disease. A highly experienced industrial disease lawyer of 20 years, Lisa took up the asbestos brief nine years ago, working out of Thompsons Solicitors’ Liverpool office.
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 is a skilled personal injury lawyer who oversees the work carried out by Thompsons Solicitors' Midlands-based personal injury team.
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 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 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.
Based in Thompsons Solicitors' Newcastle office, Caroline supports clients with personal injury, road accident and accident at work claims.
Ellen is a key member of both the personal injury and accident at works team with over 18 years' experience.
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.
Imran is a skilled and successful personal injury solicitor based in Thompsons Solicitors’ Leeds office, covering trade union clients throughout the whole of Yorkshire and Humberside.
Lois manages Thompsons Solicitors’ Leeds Personal Injury Unit, which handles claims from the East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber.
Amanda Dixon is a partner and senior personal injury solicitor for Thompsons Solicitors, handling personal injury cases from our Leeds office.
Gareth Carter is a key member of Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury team operating out of the firm’s Manchester office, but taking cases from all over England and Wales.
Senior legal executive of serious injuries Jacqui works from Thompsons Solicitors’ Bristol office and is part of the Personal Injury Team for the South West of England.
Stephen Jewell is a member of Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury team based in Manchester with more than two decades of experience of successfully handling personal injury claims.
England and Wales
Michael is a Thompsons’ Solicitors specialist lawyer dealing exclusively with overseas package holiday claims, for trade union clients living in England and Wales.
Jane manages one of Thompsons’ Solicitors highly successful personal injury litigation teams, running road traffic accident claims for trade union clients across the whole of England and Wales.
Joanne is a highly experienced legal professional able to handle personal injury, industrial disease, accident and asbestos claims for trade union clients across Yorkshire and Humberside.
England and Wales
David is a supervisor at Thompsons’ Solicitors, Sheffield-based, national fast track centre, handling personal injury claims across England and Wales exclusively for union members.
England and Wales
Lindsey is an exceptional senior solicitor who supervises four teams of lawyers handling fast track personal injury claims for trade union clients across England and Wales.
Nick is part of Thompsons Solicitors’ Personal Injury Team and handles foreign and domestic claims.
Carol Hamlet is a highly experienced litigation assistant working in Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury team in Manchester and covering the North West of England.
Personal injury solicitor Neil has two decades of experience across all areas of civil litigation and is based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office. Part of Thompsons’ Personal Injury Team, Neil handles foreign jurisdiction cases from across the country and supervises junior colleagues.
Tim specialises in personal injury and industrial disease claims and works predominantly for Thompsons Solicitors’ trade union clients across Wales and the North West of England.
England and Wales
Sarah supervises colleagues in one of Thompsons’ Solicitors fast-track personal injury teams handling claims for trade union members across England and Wales.
Matthew Corby is a senior personal injury lawyer based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office and covering north west England.
Sam Nicholson is a senior lawyer in Thompsons Solicitors personal injury team based in Manchester and covering the North West of Eng-land.
Rose is a specialist in foreign jurisdiction law and is part of Thompsons Solicitors’ Personal Injury Team.
Laura is a foreign jurisdiction solicitor covering cases nationwide from Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office.
Sarah Smith is an experienced solicitor dealing with personal injury claims at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office.
South West and South Wales
Based across the Cardiff and Bristol offices, Lisa represents clients in serious injury and clinical negligence claims.
Karl De-Loyde is a Birmingham-based partner at Thompsons Solicitors with more than 20 years’ experience and the senior supervisor responsible for all catastrophic injury cases across the Midlands.
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'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.
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.
North West England, North Wales
As a highly experienced solicitor, Matthew deals with a range of extremely serious injury claims for Thompsons Solicitors, often worth many millions of pounds, such as multiple injuries, injuries to the brain and spine, and amputations.
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 is an experienced serious injury solicitor and has helped hundreds of people get their life back on track after suffering a serious injury.
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.
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 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.
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 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 represents union members who have been injured at work, in road traffic accidents or because of assaults.
Based in Thompsons' Liverpool office, Katie supports union members with serious injury compensation claims.
Phil is the national practice lead for Thompsons Solicitors’ Multi-track Accident Team (MAT) as well as the team’s senior supervisor in the north-west region.
Michelle is based in our Newcastle office. She has over three decades of legal experience in a broad range of areas
Trevor joined Thompsons Solicitors in 2007 and is the firm's lead solicitor in dealing with military based cold injury claims
For over three decades, Janet has acted solely on behalf of claimants, specialising in cases involving amputations, brain injuries and chronic regional pain syndrome.
A member of Thompsons’ Serious Injury Team, Donna handles employers liability claims, including assaults and accidents at works, as well as those pertaining to public liability and road traffic accidents.
Based at Thompsons’ Leeds office, Chenai works on claims involving accidents at work, occupier’s liability, assaults and road traffic accidents.
Working closely with the serious injury team, Liam Rose is a key member of the Head Injury Portal team at Thompsons Solicitors.
Matthew is a member of Thompsons Solicitors’ Serious Injury Team and covers cases throughout the North West region.
Nicola Simmons is a highly experienced senior lawyer in the serious injury team at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office and covering the north west of England.
Susan is a serious injury lawyer based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester branch and handles claims across the North West of England.
James Gratton is a highly experienced lawyer who supervises Thompsons Solicitors’ serious injury team in Manchester and takes his own caseload of complex and catastrophic injuries.
Ian Bridgeman has over 15 years’ legal experience, and currently works within our serious injury and medical negligence team in Cardiff. He deals with claims from across South West and Wales.
Laura Rogers is a highly professional lawyer based in Thompsons Solici-tors’ Bristol office dealing with a caseload of high value injury cases whilst assisting senior members of the team with highly complex claims involving life-changing or fatal injuries.
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 is an experienced asbestos solicitor who acts swiftly to ensure her clients with an asbestos-related disease receive the maximum amount of compensation.
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 has extensive experience in dealing with asbestos cases involving pleural thickening, mesothelioma, asbestosis and asbestos-related lung cancer.
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.
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.
Using his determination and legal skill, Andrew has successfully recovered large sums of compensation for his mesothelioma clients within their lifetime.
Heather Ruddick is a specialist asbestos disease solicitor based in Thompsons’ Newcastle office. Click to learn more about Heather and her asbestos case experience.
With almost 25 years' experience in personal injury litigation, Michelle supports clients across the North East in asbestos disease compensation claims.
Tim Hayward is part of Thompsons' Asbestos Disease Team, with two decades worth of experien
Rachel brings a wealth of experience to help clients with their asbestos and radiation claims
Jackie specialises solely in asbestos claims, including mesothelioma, pleural thickening, lung cancer and asbestosis.
Paul is a highly experienced senior personal injury lawyer, specialising in all asbestos related disease claims for trade union clients across Yorkshire and Humberside.
Helen Templeton is an experienced asbestos disease lawyer based in Thompsons Solicitors’ Liverpool office and covering the north west of England.
Asbestos disease specialist Rachel is based out of Thompsons Solicitors’ Liverpool branch and covers cases across the north west.
Personal injury solicitor Paula is part of Thompsons Solicitors’ Asbestos Disease Team and handles cases across the North West.
Jane acts solely for Thompsons’ Solicitors trade union clients across the North West who have been afflicted by asbestos related conditions. A highly experienced industrial disease senior solicitor of more than 25 years, Jane works out of the firm’s Manchester office.
Kim works within the asbestos team, dealing with asbestos disease claims, covering the South West and Wales.
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 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 has experience in managing claims involving prescription errors, unnecessary minor surgeries and the delay in diagnosis of orthopaedic injuries.
Tony is a senior medical negligence solicitor who supports union members across the Midlands and eastern England
Gemma acts as a first point of contact for clients with the full spectrum of medical negligence claims.
Clair uses her significant medical negligence litigation experience to ensure her clients receive the highest level of compensation in the shortest possible time.
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 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 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.
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 acts as the first port of call for people with the full spectrum of medical negligence claims.
Click to read more about medical negligence specialist, Maya Patel
Judith is a clinical negligence litigation assistant based in Thompsons’ Newcastle office.
Rosalyn is an experienced medical negligence solicitor, based in Thompsons' Manchester office, who has helped clients across the North West with compensation claims.
London and South East
Gemma has more than a decade of experience supporting clients in London and south east England with claims for surgical errors, orthopaedic injuries and poor healthcare.
Based in Thompsons' Central London office, Alexandra supports clients in a variety of medical negligence compensation claims.
Emma runs serious injury cases from our Newcastle office
Fiona is one of the firm's most experienced medical negligence solicitors.
Sukhdev is a professional and approachable solicitor with a wealth of experience in dealing with medical negligence claims.
Sonia is a medical negligence specialist who deals with a wide variety of cases from our Bristol office.
Sanah is a medical negligence solicitor covering cases across the north west of England and is based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office.
Based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office, Clare Jones is a highly regarded senior lawyer who supervises other lawyers in the clinical negligence department and takes some of the most complex and high value cases herself.
Sarah Hartley is a key member of Thompsons Solicitors’ medical negligence team based in the firm’s Manchester office and representing clients from north western England.
Beverley is senior executive and a key member of Thompsons Solicitors’ Medical Negligence Team.
Karen Booth is a highly respected senior clinical negligence lawyer based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office and covering the North West.
Medical negligence specialist Sarah has more than six years experience as a solicitor and handles cases across the North of West of England.
Suzanne Humphries is a highly experienced chartered legal executive who manages a group of talented lawyers in the medical negligence, serious injuries and cross border claims teams.
Medical negligence solicitor Yasmin handles claims across the North West of England from Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office.
Matthew is a senior clinical negligence supervisor and is based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Cardiff office.
Handling cases across Wales and the South West from Thompsons’ Cardiff office, Lisa is a chartered legal executive working on the firm’s Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Teams.
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 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 is a highly regarded asbestos disease solicitor based in Thompsons Solicitors’ Leeds office, where she is in charge of a team of specialist lawyers dealing with complex industrial disease litigation. .
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.
With almost 25 years legal experience, Anna has helped hundreds of people secure compensation in a number of industrial disease claims.
Qualifying as a solicitor in 1990, Ian Cross has built a reputation as an experienced industrial disease solicitor in the south west.
Angela uses her years' of experience to support clients across Newcastle, the North East, and Cumbria, with industrial disease compensation claims.
Kirsty has responsibility for industrial disease cases handled in Cardiff and the South West.
Vinnay Bhandari works from Thompsons’ Newcastle office and handles industrial disease cases across the North East and Cumbria.
Based in Thompsons Solicitors’ Leeds centre, Frederick Gallucci is a member of the firm’s industrial disease unit.
Legal executive Keely is a member of Thompsons Solicitors’ Industrial Disease Team and works from the firm’s Leeds branch covering cases across Yorkshire and Humberside.
Wendy is a valued member of the Thompsons’ Solicitors personal injury team working for trade union clients, based in the firm’s Manchester office, covering the North West.
Emma Carter is an experienced member of Thompsons Solicitors’ industrial disease team based in Manchester and covering the north west of England.
Jodianne Dudley joined Thompsons in 2016, dealing with personal injury claims across the country. Her cases included accidents at work, road traffic accident and public liability claims. She specialised in assault claims, in particular assaults on prisoner officers, and product liability claims.
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 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.
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 is a highly experienced senior supervisor of the Thompsons’ Solicitors industrial disease team based in the firm’s Manchester office, covering the North West.
John is based in the Leeds office and represents clients who have suffered a wide array of injuries, including those involving accidents at work and road traffic accidents.
Darren Tomlinson is a key member of Thompsons Solicitors’ accident at works team based in Leeds and covering Yorkshire and Humberside. His particular specialism involves clients who have been assaulted during the course of their work.
John Oultram is a highly experience solicitor based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office.
Rachel Biddle is a respected lawyer in the accidents at work team based in Thompsons Solicitor’s Manchester office and covering the North West.
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.
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.
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.
Brian takes pride in managing a team of lawyers who undertake employment law cases on behalf of a number of unions and their members.
London and South East England
Caroline is a highly experienced legal professional overseeing the equal pay teams based in Thompsons' branches nationwide.
Emma is a senior employment lawyer providing legal advice and representation to private and union clients on all aspects of employment law.
Joel is an experienced lawyer with an impressive track record in settling multiple high-value claims for trade union clients.
Paul is experienced in all areas of employment law including unfair dismissal, discrimination in the workplace and breach of contract.
Jo Seery is a highly experienced senior employment rights solicitor who is in charge of professional support for more than 100 colleagues in her specialism throughout Thompsons Solicitors’ 12 offices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Matthew leads a highly successful team of employment rights lawyers in Thompsons’ Solicitors Manchester office, covering Cumbria, East and West Midlands, the North West and Wales.
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 is experienced in many aspects of employment law, including unfair dismissal, discrimination at work and contractual claims.
Nottingham and Birmingham
Kate has significant experience dealing with claims regarding disciplinary and grievances, TUPE, discrimination and contractual disputes.
George is experienced in a variety of employment rights cases and regularly delivers talks and training on employment law to clients.
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 leads a team of employment lawyers acting exclusively for claimants and their unions across the south and east of England.
Julie provides advice and reputation on a number of employment rights matters including unfair dismissals, redundancy and wages claims and discrimination claims.
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.
Kate has been involved in a number of significant employment rights cases over the course of her legal career.
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.
With more than 23 years' legal experience, Balbir is proud to represent trade union members in a range of employment rights claims.
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.
Natalie is an employment law specialist and member of the Plymouth-based National Settlement Agreement Unit (SAU).
Emilie is a team manager at the National Settlement Agreement Unit in Plymouth.
Claire has experience in supporting clients with a number of employment claims, including multi-action discrimination and TUPE claims.
Neil supervises both the North East's Employment Rights Team and Equal Pay Team for Thompsons Solicitors
Employment law solicitor Ranjit is based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Newcastle office and handles cases across Yorkshire, Humberside and the North East
Simon works with trade union members on employment law and tribunal claims.
Rowena has recovered millions of pounds for our clients as part of the employment rights team
Tom covers employment rights cases across the North East and Yorkshire
Kiran advises trade union clients on all types of employment matters claims from Thompsons' Leeds office.
Employment rights solicitor Ben is part of Thompsons Solicitors’ Employment Matters Team and covers cases across the north west of England.
North West and North Wales
Employment law specialist Ben is based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office and handles cases across the north west of England and north Wales.
Keith is a solicitor in Thompsons’ Solicitors Liverpool-based employment matters team, working for trade union members across the north west.
Craig Peel is a highly skilled employment lawyer working exclusively for trade union members in the North West of England and based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Liverpool office.
Neil is a specialist solicitor with particular expertise in advising trade unions on industrial action and collective rights issues.
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 has exceptional experience securing justice for trade union members and has successfully lead Thompsons Solicitors’ Trade Union Law Group for many years.
Richard is head of the Thompsons' Trade Union Law Group which provides specialist advice and representation on all areas of trade union law.
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.
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.
Midlands, South England and Wales
Jonathan has a considerable amount of experience representing workers in professional misconduct cases.
North East, Yorkshire
Harjinder specialises in representing union members within the health sector in cases of professional misconduct.
Emma represents clients from a number of working backgrounds in cases involving criminal accusations and professional misconduct matters.
James Wilkinson is a litigation assistant in the professional misconduct team based in Thompsons Solicitors’ Manchester office, covering Wales and the north west of England.
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.
Amy is a litigation assistant, working with the serious injury team in Thompsons Solicitors' Manchester office, dealing with road traffic accidents and accidents in public places or at work.
Wales and South West
Michael is based at Thompsons Solicitors’ Cardiff branch and is part of the Accident at Work and Personal Injury Teams.
A senior personal injury lawyer, Teresa supervises the fast track personal injury and accidents at work team at Thompsons’ Solicitors Sheffield office, covering the whole of Yorkshire and Humberside.