Media Release: Thompsons Solicitors law firm award marks three-in-a-row


THOMPSONS Solicitors have made it three in a row by winning recognition as Scotland’s top legal firm in the prestigious Scottish Legal Awards 2011.

Thompsons took the top award, the Firm of the Year title, at the glittering awards ceremony and gala dinner held in Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

The judges praised Thompsons for their forward thinking approach and the way they engage all their staff. The firm’s provided strong testimonials and their submission detailed how they had successfully managed change.

It is the second time in two years that Thompsons have been recognised as Scotland’s premier law practice.

In 2009, The Firm law magazine awarded Thompsons its Firm of the Year title and, last year. senior partner, Frank Maguire, won the Solicitor of the Year title.

Mr Maguire said: “Winning the Firm of the Year is the icing on a very special cake, coming as it does, hard on the heels of two other major awards.

“The Firm of the Year title is a testimony to the expertise, dedication and sheer hard work of our team of 60 solicitor advocates and lawyers, and their tremendous track record in achieving outstanding results for our clients.

“The award also recognises our total commitment to our clients. They are at the heart of everything we do, and I thank them for putting their faith in Thompsons.

“We are delighted to land such a significant treble, and I believe with all due modesty that winning three major awards in just over two years is recognition of our consistency as well as our professionalism.”

Over 450 guests packed out the Edinburgh International Conference Centre to celebrate the Awards and see fourteen winners being announced with Thompsons Scotland collecting the ultimate award, the Firm of the Year Award 2011.

Sir David Edward was honoured with the Scotsman Lifetime Achievement Award for his career as a lawyer, academic and former Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities.


Note to Editors:

Thompsons Solicitors is one of Scotland’s leading personal injury specialists law firms, offering No Win No Fee services to clients who suffer personal injuries, caused by a car accident, a car crash, a road traffic accident or whose lives have been blighted by industrial diseases.

Last year, Thompsons won over £1m a week in compensation for its clients.

Thompsons specialise in delivering legal services which provide the answers clients seek, ensuring those responsible are held accountable, and where appropriate lessons are learned to prevent recurrence.

Thompsons has an impressive record in mounting prosecutions where merited and representing clients in a wide range of public inquiries.

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