Bridget Thompson

Consultant
Family Law

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  • “The great thing about Bridget is that on top of her being diligent, intelligent and realistic “

  • “Thompson is an accredited mediator, that can be found at Osbornes.”

  • Bridget has her clients' interests at the core of the work she does

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Bridget can manage complex issues so that people don't get sidetracked - she'll separate the legal from the emotional and help people identify the issues that can actually be litigated in court.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • the depth and breadth of her experience means she is never surprised by anything.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • The great thing about Bridget is that on top of her being diligent, intelligent and realistic

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Bridget is frequently called upon by parents and family members to resolve complex issues, as well as advising on adoption cases.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Bridget Thompson and Mark Freedman are big hitters with a huge amount of experience, realism, and exceptional client management skills.

    Legal 500 2024

  • Bridget Thompson is a public law specialist noted for her extensive children public law practice.

    Chambers UK 2023

  • She shows strength in matters involving adoption. She is frequently called upon by parents and family members to resolve complex issues.

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Bridget brings a wealth of experience to her work so she will cover all aspects of a case comprehensively and sensibly."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "She will always fight her corner and put her client's position strongly, whether she's representing a child or a guardian."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Bridget is clear and concise in court and in her written work."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "She is always very approachable, straightforward and pragmatic in her approach."

    Chambers UK 2023

  • "Bridget Thompson brings a wealth of experience to her work so that I know that she will have covered all aspects of a case comprehensively and sensibly; again, I find it easy to work in a collective spirit with her."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Osbornes has a hugely experienced mediation team with Andrew Watson, Bridget Thompson and Lisa Pepper who are able to offer financial and children mediation for a range of cases including those that are highly complex involving challenging clients."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Bridget Thompson is a firebrand. She has her clients’ back. She is dogged and fierce."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "She is outstanding in her field because of the breadth and depth of her experience and her expertise, as well as her very good client skills."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "She is unflappable and understands the twists and turns of public law proceedings."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "She is a strong advocate who represents her clients' interests well."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • Bridget Thompson, is an exceptional lawyer: super bright; realistic; funny; friendly, and she is able to navigate the most complex cases. Human rights, ethics, and fairness are always at the front of her thinking. She is a pleasure to work for and one of my favourite women in family law – love her!

    Legal 500 2022

  • "Osbornes' achievement cannot be underestimated
    Bridget has foresight and vision. She was able to predict the outcome from the beginning. Such wisdom is founded on Bridget’s deep understanding of the law. By asking the right questions Bridget achieves insight. Bridget is formidable and an inspirational leader."

    Client review

  • "Highly recommended
    Bridget and Amy-Jo were very supportive during what were very stressful proceedings. They were collaborative and I felt listened to and part of a team rather than just a client. We ended up being successful at the hearing."

    Client review

  • "Bridget Thompson combines her excellent legal knowledge with a clear, succinct and robust style of advice and advocacy. Her approach clearly inspires a high degree of client confidence in her"

    Legal 500 2021

  • "She is excellent. She's very reliable, talks about her cases passionately and is very committed to her clients."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • Bridget Thompson is a public law specialist noted for her extensive practice in matters involving alternative families and adoption. An interviewee observes: "She's a fighter, she's clever, and she understands all aspects of a case."

    Chambers UK

  • "The quick-thinking Bridget Thompson who is intelligent and pragmatic."

    The Legal 500

  • "Bridget is client-focused, a pleasure to work with and incredibly supportive to her clients."

    Chambers UK

  • Bridget Thompson heads the family team, where client care is the top priority.

    Legal 500

  • Bridget Thompson is 'tenacious, hardworking, pragmatic and sensible'.

    Legal 500

Bridget's 2023 directory quotes

Bridget has her clients' interests at...

Bridget has her clients' interests at the core of the work she does

Chambers UK 2024

Bridget can manage complex issues so...

Bridget can manage complex issues so that people don't get sidetracked - she'll separate the legal from the emotional and help people identify the issues that can actually be litigated in court.

Chambers UK 2024

the depth and breadth of her...

the depth and breadth of her experience means she is never surprised by anything.

Chambers UK 2024

The great thing about Bridget is...

The great thing about Bridget is that on top of her being diligent, intelligent and realistic

Chambers UK 2024

Bridget is frequently called upon by...

Bridget is frequently called upon by parents and family members to resolve complex issues, as well as advising on adoption cases.

Chambers UK 2024

Bridget Thompson and Mark Freedman are...

Bridget Thompson and Mark Freedman are big hitters with a huge amount of experience, realism, and exceptional client management skills.

Legal 500 2024

Bridget Thompson is a public law...

Bridget Thompson is a public law specialist noted for her extensive children public law practice.

Chambers UK 2023

She shows strength in matters involving...

She shows strength in matters involving adoption. She is frequently called upon by parents and family members to resolve complex issues.

Chambers UK 2023

"Bridget brings a wealth of experience...

"Bridget brings a wealth of experience to her work so she will cover all aspects of a case comprehensively and sensibly."

Chambers UK 2023

"She will always fight her corner...

"She will always fight her corner and put her client's position strongly, whether she's representing a child or a guardian."

Chambers UK 2023

"Bridget is clear and concise in...

"Bridget is clear and concise in court and in her written work."

Chambers UK 2023

"She is always very approachable, straightforward...

"She is always very approachable, straightforward and pragmatic in her approach."

Chambers UK 2023

"Bridget Thompson brings a wealth of...

"Bridget Thompson brings a wealth of experience to her work so that I know that she will have covered all aspects of a case comprehensively and sensibly; again, I find it easy to work in a collective spirit with her."

Legal 500 2023

"Bridget Thompson is a firebrand. She...

"Bridget Thompson is a firebrand. She has her clients’ back. She is dogged and fierce."

Legal 500 2023

Bridget's Accreditations

  • Times best law firm 2024
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Bridget is a recommended lawyer in Chambers UK

"Straightforward and clear, he is good...

"Straightforward and clear, he is good at cutting through the noise."

Chambers UK 2022

"Totally tenacious but brilliantly commercial; very...

"Totally tenacious but brilliantly commercial; very impressive."

Chambers UK 2022

"Incredibly impressive; he not only knows...

"Incredibly impressive; he not only knows the technical ins and outs but is a charismatic personality, one clients absolutely love and trust."

Chambers UK 2022

Bridget Thompson is a public law...

Bridget Thompson is a public law specialist noted for her extensive practice in matters involving alternative families and adoption. An interviewee observes: "She's a fighter, she's clever, and she understands all aspects of a case."

Chambers UK

"Bridget is client-focused, a pleasure to...

"Bridget is client-focused, a pleasure to work with and incredibly supportive to her clients."

Chambers UK

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    Bridget's Legal 500 testimonials

    Bridget Thompson and Mark Freedman are...

    Bridget Thompson and Mark Freedman are big hitters with a huge amount of experience, realism, and exceptional client management skills.

    Legal 500 2024

    Bridget Thompson, is an exceptional lawyer:...

    Bridget Thompson, is an exceptional lawyer: super bright; realistic; funny; friendly, and she is able to navigate the most complex cases. Human rights, ethics, and fairness are always at the front of her thinking. She is a pleasure to work for and one of my favourite women in family law – love her!

    Legal 500 2022

    "Bridget Thompson combines her excellent legal...

    "Bridget Thompson combines her excellent legal knowledge with a clear, succinct and robust style of advice and advocacy. Her approach clearly inspires a high degree of client confidence in her"

    Legal 500 2021

    "The quick-thinking Bridget Thompson who is...

    "The quick-thinking Bridget Thompson who is intelligent and pragmatic."

    The Legal 500

    Bridget Thompson heads the family team,...

    Bridget Thompson heads the family team, where client care is the top priority.

    Legal 500

    Bridget Thompson is 'tenacious, hardworking, pragmatic...

    Bridget Thompson is 'tenacious, hardworking, pragmatic and sensible'.

    Legal 500

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