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Lee & Thompson is one of the UK’s leading law firms for the media, technology and creative industries

About Us

Since 1983, our lawyers have represented the interests of talented individuals and innovative businesses across the media, technology and creative industries.

Whatever the issue, we are inventive, pragmatic, connected, great to work with and you can be assured that we know your industry as well as you do.

Our Values & Culture

We believe that Lee & Thompson is a truly special and welcoming place to work and at the very heart of the business are our exceptional people.

Current Vacancies

Our lawyers are exemplary: exceptionally knowledgeable and attuned to the realities of our clients’ lives and businesses – an attribute that make them highly valued and trusted advisors.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our teams and we welcome and encourage applications from groups currently underrepresented in our workforce and across the legal profession.

Please note that if you are applying for work at Lee & Thompson your personal data will be processed in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Notice – found here.

Due to an increase in workload, we are looking to recruit up to two solicitors (between 1 and 7 years PQE) to join our Corporate team.  Candidates should have solid experience of advising on private company corporate transactions and in particular, experience of advising on M&A and investment / shareholder agreements. Candidates will also have received high quality training at a reputable firm.

To apply, please email your CV to recruitment@leeandthompson.com.

Applicants should apply directly and not via recruitment agents.  Any applications accepted from recruitment agents will be subject to a cap on the recruitment agent’s commission.

Additional Opportunities

Want to know more about applying for a training contract, vacation scheme, our paralegal opportunities or our work experience policy?
Please click below.

Applications for Training Contracts will only be considered from those who have worked at Lee & Thompson as a Paralegal for at least six months.

Training Contracts are not guaranteed for Paralegals; these are offered where the firm considers the Paralegal has proved they merit a Training Contract with the firm. We do not hold applications on file for future vacancies.

Applications for our 2022 Vacation Scheme are now closed.

 

We launched the week-long summer Vacation Scheme for aspiring media lawyers in 2019 and have since recruited a number of Paralegals from the programme.  Read about our 2021 Vacation Scheme here.

Aside from our Vacation Scheme (details of which are above) we do not currently offer work experience at Lee & Thompson.

Please be reminded that Training Contracts will only be offered to individuals who have worked at Lee & Thompson as a Paralegal for at least six months.

Paralegals are usually appointed from amongst those who have attended our Vacation Scheme which is held every August, with applications open mid-February to late March.