Nicholas Seymour > Thompsons Solicitors LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Thompsons Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Asbestos Disease


Member, Principal Lawyer



Nick is a principal lawyer and partner with over 25 years of experience representing victims of accidents and disease. Nick has managed teams at Thompsons in PlymouthBristol and Cardiff.

Nick specialises in representing clients with complex and serious injuries, recovering millions of pounds in compensation for them every year. He regularly represents people suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.

Nick is also an expert in health and safety at work legislation and regularly trains workplace health and safety representatives to ensure they are up to date on the latest developments in this area of the law.

Nick is proud to work for Thompsons because all the team have a positive common purpose to provide justice for injured people. As well as that, Nick is proud that the firm never acts for employers or insurers, and that all energy and expertise is focussed on helping the victim.


Nick is a member of the Devon and Exeter Law Society and the Plymouth Law Society.

He is a senior litigator and an occupational and asbestos disease specialist with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, as well as a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates.


Outside of work, Nick is a fan of football, supporting Tottenham and his son’s under-16 team. He also enjoys strumming along on guitar to his favourite bands, such as the Beatles, the Stone Roses and U2. Nick enjoys walking his dog and travelling.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

(Leading individuals)

Nicholas SeymourThompsons Solicitors LLP

Thompsons Solicitors LLP‘s core pillars of expertise in the personal injury space span traumatic brain and spinal cord injury claims as well as amputation mandates. The firm also sports an active practice in relation to mesothelioma issues and has close ties with trade unions at a regional and national level. Praised for being ‘well-versed in applicable legal and procedural issues’, Nicholas Seymour leads on asbestos-related claims, while Lisa Gunner ‘steers a calm ship in rough seas’ and is noted for her experience in serious injury claims, ranging from spinal cord injuries to amputations.