“Caught in the past” – article by Alison Reid

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In “Caught in the past”, published this week on the Law Society of Scotland Journal Online, Alison Reid highlights the need for need for an urgent review of the effect of childhood offending behaviour later in life following the judgments in AB v HMA [2017] UKSC 25 and P (AP) v Scottish Ministers [2017] CSOH 33. … Continued


New leaflets for CYP

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Clan Childlaw has published new leaflets for children and young people on: Access to Records, Adoption & Permanence, Contact & Residence, Children’s Hearings, Criminal Injuries Compensation, Getting a Lawyer, Giving Evidence in Court, Parental Rights & Responsibilities, and School & Work. Please contact us for paper copies.


We’re recruiting!

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Solicitor (1 Year Fixed Term Maternity Cover) 4-5 days/28-35 hours a week Closing date: midday on 31 May 2017 Glasgow based role. Some travel and work outwith office hours may be required to deliver outreach services. May be suitable for a recently qualified solicitor or someone wishing to build on child law experience in a … Continued


Annual Report 2015-16

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Clan Childlaw’s Annual Report for 2015-16 is now available to download. Get in touch if you’d like any more information on anything in it. Annual Report 2015-16.


Supreme Court Judgment

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The Supreme Court has today reached a decision in the case of AB v HMA. We intervened and supported the argument that prevailed. Read about our interventions here.  


Clan Childlaw are the Winners of the Scottish Legal Pro Bono Award 2017.

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At an awards ceremony last night, Clan Childlaw were delighted to be presented with the Scott & Co Scottish Legal Award for our work making the law more accessible to children and young people in Scotland.  Principal Solicitor, Alison Reid said, “We are delighted. I would like to thank our funders without whom the work of the … Continued


Clan Childlaw publishes 9 new leaflets!

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Clan Childlaw has published a series of 9 leaflets on areas of law affecting children and young people – view our new leaflets here.