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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

Thompsons Solicitors hosts health and safety conference ahead of Workers’ Memorial Day

The conference, taking place on 19 April, will include speakers from p...

Thompsons Solicitors celebrates 150 years of trade unions in the UK by supporting North West TUC conference

Thompsons will be proudly supporting the TUC150 – Retrospect and Prosp...

Five tips to help promote union legal services

Thompsons Solicitors detail five things members can do to help promote...

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

Mass Dismissals: Your Rights

Our Union and Client director Doug Christie details the law regarding ...

Fair Pay v Equal Pay: What members need to know

Caroline Underhill, Equal Pay Practice Lead for Thompsons Solicitors d...

Spring Labour and European Law Review published

The latest edition of the Spring Labour and European Law Review has be...

Our Firm News

Spring Labour and European Law Review published

The latest edition of the Spring Labour and European Law Review has be...

Five tips to help promote union legal services

Thompsons Solicitors detail five things members can do to help promote...

Five reasons to join a trade union

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