Prominent Peterborough Solicitor retires after 45-year career

Tim Thompson, Senior Partner at Hegarty Solicitors, located in Peterborough, Stamford and Oakham, is set to retire this month after a legal career spanning 45 years.

Tim joined the firm in 1977 and became a partner in 1979. In his time at the firm he has dealt with a range of legal areas including criminal defence and prosecutions, residential and commercial property transactions and most recently employment law.

Well-known and respected amongst the Peterborough business community, assisting HR teams and employers navigate the complex world of employment law, Tim is known for his helpful, friendly and proactive approach. Throughout his career Tim has been a regular speaker at employment law seminars, offering advice to HR professionals throughout the local area. Tim has also assisted many employees during his career, providing help and advice for problems at work and receives outstanding reviews on Trustpilot.

Tim commented “I have enjoyed seeing the firm expand over the years, from a small office in Peterborough with a handful of staff, to now operating from branches across the region with offices in Peterborough, Stamford and Oakham.

“We have a dynamic team who are committed to delivering exceptional service to clients, and with the development of new talent across the business, I am confident the firm will continue to go from strength to strength.”

Martin Bloom, who succeeds Tim as Senior Partner, commented “I have had the pleasure of working closely with Tim for more than 40 years, and on behalf of all at Hegarty Solicitors would like to wish Tim an enjoyable and happy retirement.

“Although Tim will be missed by clients and colleagues alike, the Hegarty Solicitors Employment Law team will continue to provide an outstanding service to clients.”