At Thompson’s we would like to reassure all our clients that as far as possible we are operating as normal. The health and safety of our staff and clients is our primary concern during this outbreak and as such we are reviewing the situation on a regular basis and will be adapting our working practices following government guidelines. However, we have had to make some minor changes to how we are doing things.

Following Government guidelines, we have temporarily closed all of our offices and our staff are now all working from home using secure technologies to ensure they are able to continue to progress with existing and new cases as normal. All face to face meetings have been cancelled, however we are continuing to hold these meetings via phone and video calls. All the team are contactable on their direct dial numbers and email should you need to speak with your solicitor, please do not hesitate to talk to us about anything during this time.

We know these are uncertain and unsettling times for many of our clients, and the wider population, and things might look a little different for the foreseeable future. But our focus remains on our dedication, knowledge and strength that we provide to all our clients. We will continue to provide updates over the coming days and weeks in accordance with official guidelines and to keep everyone informed of the situation.

As always, for any concerns, advice and updates on your case; Talk to Thompsons.

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Information for Thompsons' Office in Edinburgh

Thompsons Solicitors Scotland
Thompsons Solicitors Scotland

Edinburgh is a busy, cosmopolitan city and, as such, attracts thousands of tourists, visitors, and workers every day. Unfortunately, with so many people living, working and moving in and out of the city, accidents do happen, and when an individual suffers a personal injury in Edinburgh, Thompsons Solicitors in Scotland are here to help.

Thompsons' team of personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh has a proud history of helping people from all walks of life seek the justice they deserve when they are injured in an accident or incident caused by someone else's negligence.

Our Edinburgh office is in the heart of the city and we provide many other legal services alongside our personal injury legal advice and representation. We can assist with employment claims for individual workers, financial mis-selling claims, criminal injury claims and private client services including writing a Will, creating Lasting Powers of Attorney and estate administration when someone dies. Our dedicated other legal services section provides more information.


How do I contact the Edinburgh office?


Our main switchboard number is 0800 0891 331 and is the best telephone number to contact the Edinburgh office on. Our friendly and approachable staff will be able to direct you to the most appropriate solicitor for your claim and if you need to speak to a member of staff in the Edinburgh office, they will put you through.

Alternatively, you can fax the office directly on 0131 225 9591 or text CLAIM to 78866. To arrange a call back you can fill in one of our online claim forms, or you can always visit us in person using the directions in the FAQ below.

How do I get to Thompsons Edinburgh office?


Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19, but we are able to assist you via video and telephone meetings – call 0800 0891 331 to speak to a member of our team.

The closest bus stops to Thompsons Edinburgh office are on Princes Street (west) or George Street (Assembly). Routes include: 1, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, 33, 34, 41, 44 and Airport service 100.

There is a tram stop on Princes Street and Waverley Railway station is a 15 minute walk away.

Parking in Edinburgh town centre is limited and expensive, however there are several car parks within walking distance (we would advise checking beforehand for times, prices and booking info):

Edinburgh Castle Terrace (NCP), Edinburgh Waverley Station (APCOA), Blackfriars Street (provided by Raddison Blu), Edinburgh Central Travelodge (APCOA), Edinburgh Holyrood Road (NCP), Greenside Row (Q-Park OMNI).

How long has Thompsons had an office in Edinburgh?


Thompsons Scotland was set up in 1979 in Glenfinlas Street, Edinburgh, with two partners and three support staff. Following a fire, the office premises were relocated to Castle Street, where they have remained ever since.

Which solicitors will be dealing with my claim?


The Thompson's office in Edinburgh is headed up by partners Glen Millar and Andrew Henderson.

Glen specialises in serious injury cases and road traffic accidents. He has worked on various high-profile cases including amputation compensation claim Kerry Donnelly v FAS Products Ltd and the landmark case of James McNulty -v- Marshall Food Group 1999 SC 195.

Andrew has worked on numerous high-profile cases including the Clutha pub helicopter crash and the Flying Phantom tug boat case.

The partners oversee a team of experienced, dedicated legal personnel and your claim will always be handled by solicitors who are skilled and experienced in the type of personal injury claim relating to your personal circumstances; this means that your solicitor may be based in one of our other offices, but we will always make sure that you have any meetings with them in an appropriate location – see our interactive map of offices and meeting places.

What types of claim does the Edinburgh office handle?


As the capital of Scotland, and a major tourist destination, the city is a busy place and our Edinburgh office handles all kinds of personal injury claims including road traffic accidents and accidents on tram lines, as well as many other types of incident and accident.

Edinburgh and the surrounding areas are home to numerous industries and businesses, from banking and financial services to construction; manufacturing to agriculture; and oil and gas services to shipbuilding. The wide-range of industries, means our work accident department handle a varied range of claims and we have built up a reputation for handling complex claims in serious and fatal injury claims for workers, road users and tourists alike.


Talk to Thompsons – Solicitors in Edinburgh

We believe everyone in Scotland deserves access to justice and quality legal advice. Whatever type of legal advice you need, we strive to keep the processes simple and hassle free, while ensuring you receive a top-class legal advice service that fully meets your needs.

Whether you want to speak to our personal injury solicitors in Edinburgh or need assistance from our team of solicitors who can help you with employment claims, executry, Wills and criminal injury claims, you can Talk to Thompsons today by calling 0800 0891 331.

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