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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

Two days left to enter Thompsons Solicitors’ health and safety photography competition

Submissions for Thompsons Solicitors’ photography competition, ‘Focus:...

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...

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

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...

Thompsons launches health and safety photography competition

Thompsons Solicitors has launched ‘Focus: on safety at work’ to raise ...

Asbestos Diseases

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...

Widow appeals for information following death of husband from asbestos disease

Alan Jolliffe died after suffering from mesothelioma. His widow is now...

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

Thompsons launches new briefing on Brexit and the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Thompsons Solicitors’ chief executive, Stephen Cavalier, details the d...

Review into electronic balloting for unions just a delaying tactic, says Thompsons Solicitors

Thompsons Solicitors has questioned whether the Knight Review into ele...

Matthew Taylor recommendations not what workers ordered says Stephen Cavalier, chief executive of Thompsons Solicitors

Thompsons Solicitors responds to leaked Taylor Review reports, stating...

Our Firm News

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 ...

Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival returns to celebrate the labour movement

Read more about the annual Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival which runs from...

Trade union members to celebrate Durham Miners’ Gala

The 132nd Durham Miner's Gala will take place on Saturday 09 July 2016...