Bridget Thompson

Partner
Family Law

  • “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.”

  • “Bridget Thompson, is an exceptional lawyer: super bright; realistic; funny; friendly, and she is able to navigate the most complex cases.”

  • "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 2022 directory quotes

"She is outstanding in her field...

"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...

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

Chambers UK 2022

"She is a strong advocate who...

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

Chambers UK 2022

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's Accreditations

Bridget is a recommended lawyer in Chambers UK

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

Contact Bridget today

For a free initial conversation call 020 7485 8811

Email us Send us an email and we’ll get back to you






    Bridget's Legal 500 testimonials

    "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

    Insights from Family LawVIEW ALL

    1. 20.1.2022

      Family Mediation: a cost-effective alternative to court action

      Mediation is increasingly important for our clients in their efforts to resolve children and financial issues divorce. This week (17 to 21...

      Read more
    2. family in poppy field
      18.1.2022

      6 cases that shape a private children dispute

      Family disputes involving children can be particularly emotive, which is why our expert children lawyers work tirelessly to understand how...

      Read more
    3. 22.12.2021

      Naomi Angell, founder, celebrates Coram Children’s Legal...

      Naomi Angell, Head of Osbornes’ Adoption, Surrogacy and Fertility Law Unit spoke, at the 40th birthday of the Coram Children’...

      Read more
    4. father and son
      13.12.2021

      Who Pays Child Maintenance?

      Child maintenance is regular, reliable financial support that helps towards a child’s everyday living costs. The Child Maintenance Service (...

      Read more
    5. 8.12.2021

      Has my child been abducted?

      My ex-partner has taken our child abroad without my consent – what should I do? In order for a parent to...

      Read more
    6. 25.11.2021

      Child arrangements for going abroad when separated

      I am separated from my spouse – can I take the children abroad on holiday? The answer to this question is...

      Read more
    7. adoption
      18.11.2021

      Legal considerations in the surrogacy process

      What Are My Surrogacy Options at Home and Abroad? When you’re considering surrogacy as an intended parent, you may...

      Read more
    8. adoption
      20.10.2021

      Birth parent fails to overturn adoption order

      Most adoption applications go through smoothly and it is only in the minority of cases that birth parents seek to...

      Read more
    9. 28.9.2021

      Family Courts Backlogs Exacerbated by Pandemic

      Court backlogs: Divorcing couples face ruinous costs as last-minute court hearing cancellations become commonplace Divorcing couples are facing ruinous costs...

      Read more
    10. 21.9.2021

      Changes in Fertility Law Benefit Families

      Following campaigning by those working in the fertility sector and public consultation in 2020, the Government announced on 6th September 2021 that...

      Read more
    11. 16.9.2021

      Osbornes Launch Parenthood Section With Tatler

      The family department at Osbornes Law is delighted to announce a new initiative with Tatler. The firm has been working...

      Read more
    12. 6.9.2021

      Osbornes Shortlisted At Family Law Awards

      The family department is delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘London Law Firm of the Year 2021’ at the Lexis Nexis...

      Read more
    13. court of appeal
      10.8.2021

      Beneficial Interest in Property

      The Court of Appeal provides further clarification on interests in property Andrew Watson, a London based divorce lawyer in our ...

      Read more
    14. father and children
      10.8.2021

      Child Maintenance: When is capital, income?

      Reading a recent case from the Child Maintenance Tribunal, I considered it worth flagging up that the Child Maintenance Rules...

      Read more
    15. 21.7.2021

      Child arrangements affected by pandemic travel restrictions

      International families experiencing long separation periods from children As pandemic restrictions continue to limit overseas travel, increasing numbers of separated...

      Read more
    16. 27.4.2021

      Pre-nups becoming the new norm for soon to...

      Lawyers are seeing record numbers of couples signing pre-nuptial agreements this year as the country moves closer to a society...

      Read more
    17. Pre-nup
      4.4.2021

      Pet-Nups: Who Keeps The Dog On Divorce Or...

      ‘Do you need a pet-nup’. We examine why many couples are including arrangements for their pets in a pre-nuptial agreement....

      Read more
    18. 5.3.2021

      Contesting a prenuptial agreement

      Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are getting a divorce after nearly seven years of marriage.  According to reports, Kim filed...

      Read more
    19. 26.2.2021

      Unsafe cladding: Issues for separating couples

      The government has recently announced it is providing additional financial support towards rectifying the cladding issues in countless buildings across...

      Read more
    20. 25.11.2020

      WEBINAR: Alternative Pathways To Parenting – Busting The Myths

      Three expert family lawyers will guide you through the legal process of adopting a child, choosing a surrogate and fertility...

      Read more
    21. 5.10.2020

      Lockdown rush to cohabitation leaves couples lacking financial...

      When the lockdown was announced many couples had to make a rushed decision to move in together or face months...

      Read more
    22. 3.8.2020

      Family lawyer at Osbornes discusses how she juggles...

      Sarah Scott, associate solicitor in the firm’s family department contributed to The Law Society Gazette’s piece on “Lawyers...

      Read more
    23. 1.7.2020

      Mediation by Zoom

      At Osbornes, our Family Law mediations are in the main, conducted by Zoom during lockdown as our  main office in...

      Read more
    24. 12.6.2020

      Naomi Angell, Adoption specialist comments on international surrogacy...

      Writing for the Law Society Gazette, Naomi explores the current challenges and problems around international surrogacy and the differing current...

      Read more

    VIEW ALL