Free legal advice and representation for children and young people in Scotland


Lawyers for Children & Young People - clan childlaw provides children and young people throughout Scotland with free information about the law and their rights. We provide free legal advice and representation to children and young people. We provide training and information about the law to people who work with children and young people in Scotland. We also contribute to policy development.


CLAN Childlaw offices

Free legal advice and representation for children and young people

clan childlaw lawyers provide free legal advice and representation to children and young people up to the age of 18, or 21 if they have been a Looked After Child.  We represent children and young people in court and at Children’s Hearings.  We have offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow.  Our lawyers can travel out to meet with children and young people in Edinburgh, West Lothian, East Lothian, Midlothian and Glasgow and the surrounding area.

clan childlaw provides information about the law by phone or email to children and young people throughout Scotland.  This service is free.  We also provide information by phone and email to professionals working with children and young people throughout Scotland.

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