Thompsons appoints Carol McClean to lead NI employment team

Thompsons appoints Carol McClean to lead NI employment team

Trade union law firm Thompsons Solicitors Northern Ireland has announced the formation of a new employment law team led by Carol McClean.

The specialist team, based in Belfast, will address issues such as discrimination claims, unfair dismissal, breach of contract, and compromise agreements, specifically catering to Northern Ireland’s union members’ needs.

Oonagh McClure, managing partner of Thompsons Solicitors in Northern Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to have Carol McClean joining our team. Her vast experience in employment law is a significant asset,her knowledge is both invaluable for clients and inspiring for her colleagues.

“This team expansion underscores our commitment to providing comprehensive legal services in employment law. We understand the importance of these matters to our trade union clients, and we aim to offer unparalleled support and guidance.”

The employment law team also includes Simon Russell and John McCormack, with valuable assistance from Leontia Drain and Hannah McGlade.

This expansion reflects Thompsons Solicitors’ ongoing dedication to social justice and worker rights, the firm said.

“We are proud to be one of the few firms in the UK with a claimant-focused employment law team of this scale,” Ms McClure added.

“Our new team is not just a representation of our growth but also a testament to our unwavering commitment to protecting and advancing the rights of individuals.”

Thompsons Solicitors annually secures over £150 million in compensation for those injured or mistreated. It has 18 offices across England, Wales and Northern Ireland and an associated firm in Scotland.

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