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Thomson Legal Recruitment Company

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Thomson Legal was founded by David Thomson, a veteran and leading expert in the legal recruitment markets in Scotland and Ireland. Having worked internationally and with a network of global clients, the aim of Thomson Legal is to help candidates with their career moves both domestically and internationally.After graduating in Law & Modern Languages from University of Glasgow and working in-house, David moved into legal recruitment in 1999, initially working with respected legal recruitment specialists, Mahlab in Sydney, Australia. After returning and working in the UK and Ireland, he has built up the reputation of being an expert in his field working with global recruitment companies including Taylor Root, Hays Legal and Hudson.

David provides strategic advice and recruitment assistance to major international law firms and FTSE 100 companies and has experience working with market leaders in the UK, Ireland, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Offshore and Asia Pacific. Additionally, he has a track record in designing innovative recruitment and social media advertising campaigns for clients both domestically and internationally.

When not working, David likes nothing more than spending time with his wife and three children and when time permits, he enjoys a round of golf and a glass of wine. An active runner, he enjoys running marathons, recently raising money for UNICEF and Maggies Cancer Centres.

Jobs at Thomson Legal Recruitment Company

  • Securitisation Lawyer


    Highly-regarded international law firm is looking to recruit a lawyer to be based in their Edinburgh offices specialising in securitisation, working as part of a wider UK team.  Role Profile: ~This is a unique Scottish-based opportunity to work with one of the highest ranking... 
  • Funds Lawyer


    One of Scotland’s leading law firms is looking to hire an additional lawyer with circa 2-5 years’ PQE to join their market-leading Funds team.  The firm are the sole law firm to be ranked Tier 1 in Chambers in Scotland.  Role Profile: You will join an established and highly... 
  • Banking & Finance Lawyer


     ...Exceptional opportunity for a banking & finance lawyer to join an award-winning, market-leading Banking team of a major international law firm- this role can be based in Edinburgh orGlasgow. Role Profile: To carry out a broad range of finance work as part of an ambitious... 
  • Dispute Resolution Partner


    Unique opportunity for a Dispute Resolution/ Commercial Litigation lawyer to take on a Partner level role within a new department of UK law firm based in their offices in Glasgow. The firm are interested in speaking with lawyers at Partner level (with or without a team or client... 
  • Construction Lawyer-Edinburgh


     ...opportunityto join one of theUK's market-leading Construction team of a top tier national law firm.... and the role will be based in Edinburgh.  The team advise on every aspect of...  ...firm are looking to hire a Construction lawyer to join their Edinburgh based team to work... 
  • Associate Corporate- Offshore

    Isle of Man

    Exceptional opportunity for a lawyer interesting in joining the corporate team of a leading international law firm based in their Offshore offices in the Isle of Man. On offer is high-quality international corporate transactional work and an Offshore package.  Overview: ~Advise... 
  • Partner- Real Estate


    Award-winning commercial law firm in Scotland is currently looking to add to their Real Estate team with the appointment of an additional Partner to their Property department. This role can be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow.  Role Profile: Working as part of an established... 
  • Commercial Litigation Lawyer


    Leading International law firm are looking to hire an additional Associate or Senior Associate Lawyer to join their high profile Commercial Litigation team based in Edinburgh. Role Profile: The role will primarily focus on involvement in high value and complex litigation... 
  • Energy & Finance Lawyer


     ...leading international law firms is looking to hire an additional lawyer with circa 1-4 years PQE to join their high-profile...  ...Overview:     The role sits within the market leading Edinburgh Energy & Infrastructure Finance team, which is part of the Projects Group. This team... 
  • Projects Lawyer-Edinburgh

    Edinburgh law firm are currently looking to recruit a Senior Associate to join their highly successful and established Projects team based in their Edinburgh offices- this is a exceptional opportunity to be part of both a UK-wide and international Projects team.    Role...