Legal recruitment experts

About Thomson Legal

With 20+ years’ experience and knowledge of the legal sector behind us, we advise and place lawyers into new legal positions in private practice, in-house and the public sector. At Thomson Legal, we operate locally out of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London and Dublin and also assist lawyers looking to make a career move Overseas. As one of the leading legal recruitment specialists for legal jobs Scotland and Ireland, we actively advise and help lawyers with their legal career journey.

Our approach

As established legal recruitment specialists, our approach is always bespoke. Regarded as one of the leading recruitment consultancies for legal jobs in Scotland and Ireland, at Thomson Legal we spend time getting to know each candidate personally. We want to connect with you to achieve a deeper understanding of your aspirations and motivations so we can help you to achieve your career goals. Thomson Legal can help you find your next legal job across a broad range of sectors and legal disciplines.

Why work with us?

At Thomson Legal we know what we are talking about. We have been recruiting in the legal sector for over 20 years and have a proven track record working with leading top-tier law firm, boutique firms, FTSE100 companies and public sector organisations. For our candidates we look to find the best fit and match that meet your experience and aspirations. or clients, we are always looking to make the hiring process as innovative and effective as possible making sure you make the best possible hire for your business.

Featured Vacancies

Non- Contentious Construction Lawyer

Non- Contentious Construction Lawyer

Scotland/ Remote-Working

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its...

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Partners & Associates- Litigation

Partners & Associates- Litigation

Edinburgh

PGMBM is a unique partnership between British, Brazilian and American lawyers, with particular expertise in group litigation and is currently managing some of the largest claims in English legal history including claims arising from the collapse of the Fundão Dam, the...

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Financial Regulatory Lawyer

Financial Regulatory Lawyer

Dublin

Matheson is the law firm of choice for internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. More than 720 people work across the firm’s offices in Dublin, Cork, London, New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco. Our clients...

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Testimonials

David is very responsive and has an excellent network of contacts. He also doesn’t overcomplicate in terms of interview preparation and gives good, sensible advice.
James ToddIn-House SolicitorOffshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Advice & Articles

How to Attract the Best Candidates in the Legal Industry

How to Attract the Best Candidates in the Legal Industry

We know the challenges that come with recruitment.  Considering experience, qualifications and salaries, alongside the recruitment process itself, going through applications, interviews and finding the best fit for the role. With the Covid-19 outbreak leading to...

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Are There Any Positives To Be Taken From 2020?

Are There Any Positives To Be Taken From 2020?

In recent articles, we’ve discussed lockdown, furlough, redundancy and the extremely competitive job market. Well, how about we end the year on a high and look at some of the positives to come from 2020? While it’s undoubtedly been a tough year for most, there are...

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