Nicholas Seymour is a senior solicitor with over 21 years’ experience, representing victims of accidents and disease. Nick has managed teams at Thompsons in Plymouth, Bristol and Cardiff.
Nick’s specialisms include asbestos injuries, and high value accident claims. The cases he deals with range from injuries arising from accidents at work to road traffic accidents but also industrial disease focusing mainly on asbestos exposure, mesothelioma, and asbestosis.
Nick says: “All the team at Thompsons are committed to providing justice for injured people and it is great to be part of a team with such positive common purpose. We never act for employers or insurers, so all our energy and expertise is focussed on helping the victim in these cases.”
Outside of work Nick is a fan of football, supporting Tottenham and his son’s under 11 team. He also enjoys strumming along on guitar to his favourite bands, such as the Beatles, the Stone Roses and U2. Nicholas enjoys walking his dog, and travelling. In one busy year he visited Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, New York, Seattle and Vancouver. Nick also likes to cook. Roast dinners are his speciality.
Nicholas’ case experience
One of Nick’s clients, Chris Tongs, suffered a serious leg injury following the collapse of a loading platform. Working hard and innovatively, Nick settled the case for more than £60,000 compensation for the pain his client went through, along with loss of earnings and the cost of medical treatment his client needed.
Nick is a member of the Devon and Exeter Law Society as well as the Plymouth Law Society.
He is a senior litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates.
Chambers & Partners 2018 – “Nick Seymour is an extremely experienced and knowledgeable practitioner. He garners praise for his work on industrial disease claims and has a substantial practice operating on work related accidents. A source notes that clients love him as a personable, down to earth guy.”
Legal 500 2018 – “Nicholas Seymour specialises in high value accident claims and industrial disease cases and is noted for his experience, expertise, professionalism and the ability to resolve issues as and when they arise”
Nick was ranked by Chambers and Partners in 2019: "According to sources, Nick Seymour is "hugely personable" and has a "strong team ethic." He has extensive experience representing clients in cases related to workplace accidents and employers' liability claims."