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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No Win No Fee – What Will it Cost?

Thompsons Solicitors Scotland
Thompsons Solicitors Scotland

Edinburgh BridgeJust as the advice that we offer as to whether your claim has a reasonable likelihood of success is clear, straightforward and honest, so too is our approach to explaining the fees process.  In short, our no win, no fee structure is designed to help you retain as much of the compensation we win for you as possible. 

We provide a simple and straightforward no win, no fee service.  This means that there are no catches and no hidden costs or extras.

A commitment to fairness

A recent review of legal costs in Scotland conducted by Sheriff Principal Taylor showed that the fees paid by the insurer at the successful conclusion of a compensation claim are significantly less than the fees that the successful party’s solicitor can charge based upon the amount of time the solicitor spent pursuing the case. The report shows that the short-fall can be between 30-50%. This is the reason why many solicitors and claims companies justify taking a large percentage out of a victim’s compensation, at levels as high as 25-30% of the compensation.

Thompsons do not do this - ever.

With Thompsons, it is simple:

  • In the unlikely event we are unable to secure compensation for you, you will not be required to pay a single penny for anything, whether that is for our fees or any outlays we may incur pursuing the case such as costs for medical and other expert reports
  • When we succeed in securing compensation for clients who instruct us to pursue their claim directly, the maximum amount you will be required to contribute towards our fees is 20% of your damages*

Get help claiming compensation, today

Thompsons has earned its status as one of Scotland’s best personal injury firms through its success in securing compensation for its clients: we win around 90% of the cases we take on and each week secure around £1 million in personal injury settlements, and we can help you begin your claim today. We never unduly rush things and always seek to ensure that you understand the implications of making a claim.

Above all, it is important to us that you are fully compensated for all your future needs.

Call us on 0800 0891 331 for no win no fee help and advice.


*A higher percentage may be charged where we have been instructed to act through a claims management company

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