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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Thompsons Solicitors Scotland
Thompsons Solicitors Scotland

Scott + Co Legal Awards Firm of the Year 

Latest award makes it three in a row.

Thompsons Solicitors have made it three in a row by winning recognition as Scotland’s top legal firm in the prestigious Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards 2011.

Thompsons took the top award, the DX Firm of the Year title, at the glittering awards ceremony and gala dinner in Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Thursday March 17.

The judges praised Thompsons for their forward thinking approach and the way they engage all the staff. The firm’s testimonials were strong and their submission detailed how they had successfully managed change.

It is the second time in two years that Thompsons have been recognised as Scotland’s premier law practice.

In 2009 The Firm law magazine awarded Thompsons its Firm of the Year title and last year Senior Partner Frank Maguire won the Solicitor of the Year title.

Mr Maguire said: “Winning the DX Firm of the Year is the icing on a very special cake, coming as it does, hard on the heels of two other major awards.

“The DX Firm of the Year title is a testimony to the expertise, dedication and sheer hard work of our team of 60 solicitor advocates and lawyers, and their tremendous track record in achieving outstanding results for our clients.

“The Award also recognises our total commitment to our clients. They are at the heart of everything we do, and I thank them for putting their faith in Thompsons.

“We are delighted to land such a significant treble, and I believe with all due modesty that winning three major awards in just over two years is recognition of our consistency as well as our professionalism”.

Partner Patrick McGuire, speaking immediately after the announcement that Thompsons had won said: "What Thompsons stand for, what we are all about, is teamwork. We are forward-thinking, client-orientated and focused on service delivery.

“Of course we are pleased to win this award, but it's not about Thompsons, it's about the individuals and trade unions we represent, and it's about the future.

“We will continue to stand up for what we believe in."

Over 450 guests packed out the Edinburgh International Conference Centre to celebrate the Awards and see fourteen winners being announced with Thompsons Scotland collecting the ultimate award, the DX Firm of the Year Award 2011. 

Sir David Edward was honoured with the Scotsman Lifetime Achievement Award for his career as a lawyer, academic and former Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities.

The event was hosted by Scottish comedian Jonathan Watson and BBC Scotland’s Catriona Shearer. Irish Comedian Keith Farnan entertained guests after the award presentations. The event also raises funds for Children 1st Scotland’s leading child welfare charity.



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