Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

To keep our clients and communities safe, and in line with official advice, Thompsons Solicitors has closed our physical offices until further notice.

The vast majority of our staff are working from home and remain contactable by telephone and email. Please avoid sending anything by post to the office as the office is shut.

You can find more information about the steps we’re taking in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) here.

If you are an existing client, please contact your solicitor, ideally by email, with your query and include your case reference number.

If you’d like to make a new claim with Thompsons Solicitors, our experts can help you. Contact our legal enquiries team on 0800 0 224 224 or complete our online claim form.

Based in the TUC's Congress House in the heart of the West End, Thompsons Solicitors' central London head office is home to 30 staff including 10 partners who form part of our senior management team, marketing department and include several members of our specialist trade union employment team.

Our specialists are experts in personal injury and employment rights law, and regularly secure compensation in complex claims for accidents at work, medical negligence, industrial diseases including asbestos-related disease cases, and road traffic accidents. We also have a team of expert serious injury lawyers who specialise in claims involving catastrophic injuries such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, burns and even fatalities.

Thompsons Solicitors is the most experienced personal injury firm in the UK with over 90 years' experience. We are proud to only ever act for the injured – we have never, and will never, represent employers or insurers, something firmly written in Our Pledge to you.

For more information on making a claim or for free legal advice, contact our solicitors on 0207 290 0000 or complete our online claim form.



Our Executive Board is based in Congress House.

Branch manager

Clare Mellor is the branch manager of Congress House, which is the head office of Thompsons.

Certificates and professional recommendations

Recognised as a Tier 4 firm for personal injury services by the Legal 500 2020:

Thompsons Solicitors LLP's London branch concentrates on high-value cases, which frequently involve catastrophic injury and industrial disease claims. The firm has a long history of acting for trade unions, bringing claims on behalf of their members who sustain injuries predominantly at work, in road traffic accidents or elsewhere. Maximum severity and high-value cases are also key areas of strength for Christalla Christodoulidou. 

Praise from Chambers and Partners 2019:

"They have done every type of union case you could imagine and are at the top of the tree for that type of work," one source comments.

"The team has a really brilliant grasp of the law and is imaginative and pragmatic," another interviewee notes.

An interviewee says: "They are highly impressive and do a brilliant job for their clients. They get the importance of working with victims and ensuring that they come out in the best possible light."


Thompsons Solicitors
Congress House
Great Russell Street

Phone number

0207 290 0000

Opening times

Monday - Friday 
9am - 5pm
Closed bank holidays


Our office is based on the sixth floor of Congress House, which is accessible by lift or stairs.

Should you have special requirements for your visit to our Head Office, our friendly team is on hand to help – please contact the office for more information on how we can assist.


Our office is within easy walking distance of Tottenham Court Road Underground station.

Visitors to this office can also park on the surrounding streets.