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

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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In-House Legal Counsel

In-House Legal Counsel

Glasgow

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to...

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Testimonials

It was great working with David! He listens to what you want and need in a role. He makes time for you and really seeks out the perfect match!
Caroline SullivanIn-House LawyerInstitute & Faculty of Actuaries

Advice & Articles

Coronavirus: Job searching following the pandemic

Coronavirus: Job searching following the pandemic

Google searches relating to changing jobs have more than doubled during lockdown and this is a trend we expect to continue in the legal sector.  With many lawyers working from home for the last four months and others lawyer's being furloughed or facing potential...

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Steps to Finding an International Legal Role

Steps to Finding an International Legal Role

If you are considering an overseas legal role as the next move in your legal career, then preparing ahead of time is key for a stress-free and efficient job hunt. Our points below, we will help you prepare for your search for an international legal job with a few...

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