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 firms, 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

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Legal Counsel- Dispute Resolution

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Non- Contentious Construction Lawyer

Non- Contentious Construction Lawyer

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Partners & Associates- Litigation

Partners & Associates- Litigation

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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Testimonials

I can’t recommend David highly enough. He has excellent knowledge of the legal industry and provided me with invaluable support prior to both of my interviews. David was very proactive and kept me fully updated throughout the process, in addition to ensuring I had settled in well once I had secured the position which I really appreciated.
Leanne HammellCommercial Solicitor, Pinsent Masons LLP

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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