UNISON members and their families can access free legal advice as part of their union membership.

Thompsons is proud of its longstanding partnership with UNISON and the comprehensive legal support we provide to its members.

Whether it’s large or small, if you’ve been injured the UNISON legal service, delivered by Thompsons, is here to help you to claim with confidence. No legal fees, just dedicated experts to help you through the process and the promise that you will keep 100% of any compensation.

If you’re a UNISON member and you or a family member have been injured or involved in an accident in the last three years, and are considering whether or not to claim, give UNISON a call.

You’ll be put in contact with an expert who can talk you through the process and give you advice on whether you have a case – all free of charge.

Members also benefit from employment law advice plus a range of services for family members too.

Contact the UNISON legal service for free legal advice and representation on:

  • Personal injury – at or away from work, on holiday or on the roads
  • Serious injury – including brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Industrial disease or illness
  • A free initial assessment in clinical negligence cases
  • Free wills service, which allows you to generate a will online without submitting a paper application
  • Reduced rates for conveyancing
  • Employment law (accessed via your UNISON branch or regional office)
  • Settlement agreements – our expert lawyers work with UNISON to provide comprehensive advice on the agreements and their implications, within 48 hours of initial contact
  • Criminal law advice (0800 587 7530)

UNISON members’ families are also covered for:

  • Personal injury away from work, on holiday or on the roads
  • A free initial assessment in clinical negligence cases
  • Reduced rates for conveyancing


Get in touch with UNISON on 0800 0 857 857 for advice and support or visit www.unison.org.uk/legalservices for more information about your legal service.

Exclusions and qualifying periods apply.

“I was very impressed with the service I was given. My solicitor put me at ease, she was very professional but at the same time took her time to explain everything that was happening in great detail.”

UNISON member