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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

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...

Victims of medical negligence deserve full access to justice

The government proposes putting fixed limits on solicitor legal fees i...

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

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 ...

Tram worker safety concerns continue following Croydon accident

Following the fatal Croydon tram crash in November 2016, four drivers ...

Asbestos Diseases

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...

Thompsons Solicitors supports asbestos support group charity night

Thompsons has raised more than £2,000 in aid of an asbestos support gr...

Industrial Diseases

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 ...

Thompsons solicitors supports 27th National Hazards Conference

The National Hazards Conference will run from 29-31 July 2016. Click t...

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

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 ...

Tram worker safety concerns continue following Croydon accident

Following the fatal Croydon tram crash in November 2016, four drivers ...

Employment Matters

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

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

Maternity pay in Europe among lowest in Europe, warns TUC

Thompsons Solicitors’ equal pay practice lead, Caroline Underhill, com...

Thousands working in ‘gig economy’ may miss out on employment rights, says report

The majority of ‘gig’ workers feel pressured by businesses they work f...

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...