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Trade Union Law Group

The Thompsons Trade Union Law Group brings together a highly specialist team offering a unique service to UK trade unions.

The Group was established in 2008 as a dedicated resource for trade unions in respect of institutional trade union law, Certification Officer cases, TULRCA compliance matters, collective labour law and other areas of law requiring specialist trade union expertise.

The Trade Union Law Group is made up of specialist solicitors working at both a national and regional level. Together, they provide high level advice and representation in diverse areas of trade union law including industrial action, balloting, recognition, elections, trade union governance and rule book issues.

The group also acts as a specialist resource for union clients on collective employment law including TUPE transfers and consultation.

Praise from the Legal 500

"The employment team's technical ability on the law and consideration of the crossover into industrial relations is second to none."

Richard Arthur

Member, Head of Trade Union Law Group
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Neil Todd

Member, Trade Union Lawyer
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Member, Trade Union Law Group
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