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Stephanie Young
Survivors Team
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Job Title

Associate Solicitor

About Stephanie

Stephanie began working at Thompsons' Glasgow Office as a student, assisting with investigations for cases handled by the Lung Team during her Diploma year.

Upon achieving her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, Stephanie commenced her traineeship with Thompsons Solicitors as a member of the Accident Team and progressed cases on behalf of Trade Union members. She worked on a variety of cases including workplace accidents and occupiers' and public liability claims, as well as progressing applications on behalf of clients to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

After qualifying as a solicitor Stephanie worked on mass litigation court actions, in which she has assisted groups of clients who suffered injury and has progressed their cases through the civil courts.

She has experience in progressing cases in which there has been a breach of contract which has subsequently led to her clients having suffered injury. She also has experience in pursuing travel claims on behalf of individuals. Stephanie has extensive experienced in progressing claims against tour operators on behalf of her clients who suffered illness and injury while on holiday abroad. She is experienced in litigating and progressing court actions against tour operators and appearing in Court and presenting cases at hearings before a Sheriff.

Stephanie has been involved in representing clients designated as core participants in a Public Inquiry in Scotland regulated by the Inquires Act 2005. Very specific rules apply in this type of proceeding. Stephanie endeavoured to support her clients during this process, she kept her clients updated, and was on hand to offer support and guidance to her clients when needed.

Stephanie is a specialist civil litigation solicitor with experience in litigating and progressing court actions through the Specialist Personal Injury Court and the Court of Session. Stephanie is one of the solicitors who form the specialist survivor team, working on historic child abuse cases. Stephanie adopts a compassionate and client centred approach. She is committed to securing justice for the clients she represents and is currently pursuing cases on behalf of clients against a number of institutions throughout Scotland.

What Clients Say About Stephanie

“Thompsons have provided me with truly outstanding service - from the start of my claim to its successful conclusion.

I had never had cause to use a damages claims specialist before - and I thought long and hard about who would best suit my needs. I am so glad that I selected Thompsons - their team, in particular Stephanie Young and Laura Connor, could not have been more understanding and supportive during my case.

Taking legal action for a damages claim is clearly not something you do every day and it was a world that, generally speaking, people like me have not encountered before - so expert knowledge and support is absolutely vital.

I could not have wished for a better legal team and I would 100%  recommend Thompsons services to anyone looking for a thoroughly reliable, results focussed and caring legal team” -  SVR Client

“Kept up to date by Stephanie when she took over my case. Very helpful. Very satisfied with the outcome of my claim”

“Provided an excellent service keeping me up to date with any new developments in the claim and making sure I received the best service”

“Excellent service”

“Miss Young was very thorough throughout the entire procedure. Polite, courteous and very understanding. This made the whole experience a lot easier on me. I will be recommending Thompsons to anyone that asks me for advice about legal services. I cannot thank all of you enough for help and professional services. I expected this to be a tedious and stressful experience but thanks to the way Thompsons walked me through each step I found it was much less worrying than I thought. Special thank you to Stephanie Young”


2015-2016- Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Strathclyde

2010-2014- LLB Law, University of Edinburgh

Professional Memberships and Activities

Law Society of Scotland


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