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Thompsons Solicitors NI listed as a Tier 1 firm for personal injury and clinical negligence claims

Thompsons Solicitors NI has been recognised as a leading law firm in personal injury and clinical negligence claims.

The ‘Tier 1’ accreditation comes from the Legal 500, which has been analysing the capabilities of law firms worldwide for over 33 years.

After a comprehensive research programme, including client feedback and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, Thompsons NI came out on top in the 2022 rankings.

In addition to being ranked Tier 1, Thompsons NI managing partner Oonagh McClure was named a ‘leading individual’, while senior solicitor and clinical negligence specialist Joanne Kerr was named a ‘rising star’ in the rankings.

Commenting on the news, Oonagh McClure said: “I’m delighted that the hard work of everyone at Thompsons NI has been recognised in the Legal 500 rankings.

“We always try to make the legal process as smooth as possible for our clients and client care is genuinely at the heart of what we do. In turn, this drives efficiency and allows us to have a proactive approach in our case management.”

Thompsons NI Solicitors has a team of dedicated personal injury solicitors in Northern Ireland, who are experts in running all types of personal injury claims.

Find out more about the ranking here.


“With the fast-moving pace of Covid-19, Thompsons NI have continued to deliver their legal services in the same professional manner without any delay or detriment to cases.”

“Thompsons provide an unrivalled service as personal injury and clinical negligence practitioners. They have a diverse, experienced team of practitioners who have worked for many years in high value cases for both Claimants and defendants. They provide excellent client care and they consistently are commended by Courts for the diligent, effective way in which they manage their cases and ensure that justice is not delayed.”

“Oonagh McClure is a major driving force in the consistent achievement of excellent outcomes for clients in a wide range of personal injury cases. She demands good quality of service from the barristers she instructs and from all members of the team but she sets an excellent example by her own work ethic.”