In one of the first COVID-19-related employment law discrimination cases to reach the Scottish Courts, an employment tribunal has found that a group of fire fighters in Scotland suffered "unfavourable treatment" from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) due to their ongoing health conditions.
Help Santa spread Christmas cheer by designing Thompsons official Christmas card this year!
Thompsons Solicitors are Scotland’s leading law firm helping survivors of historic sexual and physical abuse. The law was recently changed in Scotland to allow survivors of abuse to pursue compensation from those responsible for that abuse. Thompsons work with the county’s leading survivors charities to provide the most comprehensive support possible. Our lawyers are highly trained and provide a completely confidential service through our dedicated historic abuse helpline.
This year, the 5th annual Thompsons Christmas Card Competition is raising funds for Cash for Kids Mission Christmas, by donating £1 for every entry we receive. Mission Christmas provide gifts for children living in poverty across the country.
The Frank Maguire Memorial Award gives law students across Scotland the opportunity to win not only £1000 cash, but a prestigious internship at Thompsons Solicitors.
It was a fantastic night for Thompsons Solicitors at the 2017 Law Awards. After what’s been a very successful year for the whole firm seeing the hard work of our staff reflected in these awards was highly significant.
Do you live in one of the communities affected by clouds of toxic ash being blown up from lagoons close to Longannet Power Station? Thompsons Solicitors who are experts in dealing with cases involving environmental pollution and public health are beginning legal action against those responsible for the toxic ash clouds. Our solicitors are working with local community groups to pressurise the authorities to take action more quickly on tackling the dust cloud problem. If you or any member of your family have been affected please call our team now on 0800 0891 331.
Scotland’s leading lawyer representing victims of food poisoning and other mass contamination outbreaks has confirmed he has been contacted by several victims of the Airdrie Hepatitis A outbreak who want to begin legal action.
After last weeks high profile media coverage over the scandal of asbestos in our schools and hospitals Clydeside Action on Asbestos has begun a petition to pressure the authorities to prioritise removal.Asbestos in schools is a health timebomb, protect our children from asbestos in Scottish schools by signing the Petition below.
Thompsons Solicitors are often involved in legal action against Public Bodies.Whilst much of this work is often routine there have been several occasions, particularly on high profile cases, where councils’ legal teams have been very obstructive. In this in-depth interview one of Thompsons leading solicitors, Lindsay Bruce, talks to leading BBC journalist Isabel Fraser about her experiences of dealing with legal action against councils.