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Our specialist solicitors have years of legal experience and are leaders in their field. Here you can find their expert views on trade union and Labour movement issues, as well as the latest legal news in serious injury, medical negligence and industrial disease.

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Personal Injury

Winter slips and trips: why there is no excuse for ignoring the risk

Jacqueline Derbyshire, from Thompsons Solicitors’ Nottingham office, e...

Thompsons Solicitors submits discount rate evidence to House of Commons committee

Thompsons Solicitors has submitted evidence to the House of Commons on...

Road Traffic Accidents

More than 700 drivers caught flouting road safety laws during three-day police crackdown

Click to read about a three-day police operation in Essex, which caugh...

Police partnership launches road safety virtual reality app

A joint partnership between two police forces has created the ‘DriveVR...

Thompsons Solicitors responds to small claims limit increase announcement

The government has announced plans to increase the small claims limit ...

Serious Injury

Thompsons Solicitors submits discount rate evidence to House of Commons committee

Thompsons Solicitors has submitted evidence to the House of Commons on...

Health and safety cannot be negotiated away during this time of political uncertainty

Health and safety rights could be at risk in this uncertain political ...

Workers celebrated on May Day bank holiday

On International Workers’ Day, Thompsons Solicitors celebrates workers...

Asbestos Diseases

Why firefighters should be aware of the enduring risk of asbestos exposure

Thompsons Solicitors’ specialist asbestos solicitor, Lorna Webster, di...

Thompsons Solicitors voices concern over new Brexit minister’s stance on asbestos laws

Unite reveals that the newly appointed Brexit minister, Steve Baker, h...

Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team to launch bereavement support service

The charity has secured funding for its new bereavement support servic...

Industrial Diseases

The danger of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes

Leading trade union law firm, Thompsons Solicitors, summarises the dan...

International Workers’ Memorial Day commemorates those killed at work

Thompsons is dedicated to improving workplace health and safety, and i...

Construction sites down tools to highlight health and safety

The action formed part of ‘Stop. Make a Change’, a UK-wide initiative ...

Medical Negligence

Nursing cuts jeopardising children’s health, says union

The Royal College of Nursing has expressed fears that budget cuts are ...

Celebrating International Nurses’ Day 2017

Today, people across the UK will show their support for the exceptiona...

‘Demoralised’ NHS staff quitting to take unskilled work, hospital bosses warn

NHS leaders have warned that pay restraints and work stress are causin...

Accidents at Work

The new government must act to keep prison officers safe at work

Thompsons Solicitors is calling on the government to do more to protec...

Health and safety cannot be negotiated away during this time of political uncertainty

Health and safety rights could be at risk in this uncertain political ...

Workers celebrated on May Day bank holiday

On International Workers’ Day, Thompsons Solicitors celebrates workers...

Employment Matters

Five reasons to join a trade union

Leading trade union lawyers, Thompsons Solicitors, detail the key bene...

Thompsons Solicitors responds to proposed ‘Good Work’ plan

Stephen Cavalier, chief executive of Thompsons Solicitors, says the go...

Thompsons Solicitors discusses equal pay on BBC Victoria Derbyshire show

One of Thompsons Solicitors’ employment rights experts, Caroline Under...

Our Firm News

Five reasons to join a trade union

Leading trade union lawyers, Thompsons Solicitors, detail the key bene...

Thompsons Solicitors reaffirms commitment to the trade union movement during HeartUnions Week

Thompsons Solicitors has stood shoulder to shoulder with the trade uni...

Thousands of trade union members set to gather in Brighton for annual Trades Union Congress 2016

The TUC Conference will run from 11-14 September 2016. Click to learn ...