Clan at 10

Events & Fundraising marking our 10th anniversary


Author: Janet Cormack

Get legal help for a child or young person

Information for professionals, support, advocacy, and advice workers or foster carers seeking help with the law or a legal problem for a child or young person they are working with. You will find frequently asked questions, case studies and other information on this page.



Care Leavers Law Service

The Care Leavers Law Service is a five year project funded by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. The project will provide legal advice and representation to care leavers.


Author: Janet Cormack

Street Legal

Street Legal is an innovative partnership project between Clan Childlaw and Rock Trust, providing free legal advice and representation to young people who are either experiencing, or at risk of homelessness in Edinburgh and the surrounding area.


Author: Lisa Paton

Our news

Our blog articles

  • Clan's Care Leavers' Law Service

    Information on our Care Leaver's Law Service, as featured in The Fostering Network's May 2019 newsletter Read more

  • Key opportunity to shape the law on sibling contact

    Sibling contact is one of the issues the Scottish Government is seeking views on as it reviews the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and shapes its family justice modernisation strategy. Read more

  • Caught in the Past

    In Caught in the Past, published in the Law Society of Scotland Journal, Alison Reid highlights the need for an urgent review of the effect of childhood offending behaviour later in life. Read more