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.

Thompsons Solicitors in Newcastle provides a first-class service to people in the North East and Cumbria who have been injured or mistreated.

For more than 40 years, we have provided sound legal guidance and expert advice to ensure clients are fairly compensated for their suffering. We secure tens of millions of pounds in compensation for victims each year and, if necessary, we signpost them to high-quality support groups and rehabilitation services to help get their lives back on track.

For more information on how you can begin a personal injury claim, call 0800 0 224 224 or fill out our free, no obligation online claim form. If you already have a claim in progress with one of our solicitors in Newcastle, call 0191 2690400.



A nationally-renowned asbestos team, led by Tony Hood and Andrew Venn, which is at the forefront of pioneering asbestos litigation.

A specialist medical negligence and serious injuries team led by Clair Wilson, specialising in birth injury, amputations, brain injury and spinal injury claims.

Home to Trevor Hall, one of our senior military injury claims experts.

Dedicated specialist personal injury teams dealing with all forms of personal injury including industrial disease, accidents at work and road traffic accidents.

Tony Hood is the branch manager for this office.


Maybrook House, 27-35 Grainger Street

Certifications & Professional Recommendations

  • A number of our personal injury lawyers are recognised by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
  • Recognised by the Legal 500 as a Tier 2 firm for personal injury services in 2019.
  • Recognised by Chambers and Partners as a Band 2 firm for personal injury services in 2018.

Praise from the Legal 500 

'A long established firm of personal injury lawyers, the firm's traditions and history inform its ethos and ensure strong and efficient management with a very client-focused approach.'

'Andrew Venn, Gill Connelly and Tim Hayward make a crack team for asbestos disease claims, with decades of experience between them.'

'The team in Newcastle stands out for its expertise in disease litigation, with some of the most experienced solicitors in the market, achieving great results for their clients.'

Phone number

0191 269 0400

Opening times

Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm
Closed on bank holidays & over Christmas/New Year.


Thompsons Solicitors’ Newcastle office is based in the city centre near the railway station and opposite St John the Baptist Church on Grainger Street.

The Newcastle office has street level access with no steps or inclines. The Thompsons Solicitors office is located on the second floor of Maybrook House and can be accessed by lift.


On road parking is available outside the Newcastle office. There are also a number of multi-storey car parks nearby.

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