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

Oil & Gas Lawyer 2+ PQE

Oil & Gas Lawyer 2+ PQE

Aberdeen

The market-leading Energy Group at CMS is looking to bring in an ambitious Associate to be part of the future facing Energy and Oil & Gas Team in Aberdeen. About the role: The oil and gas industry is a challenging but exciting sector that continues to impact the...

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Employment Lawyer, 3+ PQE

Employment Lawyer, 3+ PQE

Edinburgh/Glasgow

Purpose of Role: Dentons’ Global Employment and Labor Group includes over 400 lawyers, spread across our offices, who represent clients in connection with employment and benefits related litigation, corporate and governmental investigations, executive compensation and...

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Construction Lawyer, 2+ PQE

Construction Lawyer, 2+ PQE

Edinburgh

MacRoberts LLP is one of Scotland’s leading independent commercial law firms, with solicitors in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee. The Role: We currently have a vacancy for a Solicitor, NQ to 4 years PQE, who is interested in joining our busy contentious...

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Testimonials

David is a very professional and friendly person to deal with; persuasive, supportive and plain speaking. It’s been a pleasure to work with him.
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Advice & Articles

The Perks of Working in a Large Law Firm

The Perks of Working in a Large Law Firm

There is no question that the legal sector is becoming increasingly dominated by large, national and international law firms. Working in a small or medium-sized office and working in a large firm are very different experiences, and they both have advantages and...

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CV Writing Tips for Lawyers

CV Writing Tips for Lawyers

When applying for a new role and hoping to get an interview, making your CV stand out is far from easy. Most lawyers now have similar educational backgrounds and skills, and in order to stand out, you need to make sure your CV showcases your talent. It can be...

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