New study finds that children need lawyers who are easily accessible, available when needed, and who will take the time to get to know them "over chips and cheese". Read more
Dr Claire Lightowler shares emerging findings and insights from her work on a scoping study to better understand the legal needs of children and young people in conflict with the law. Read more
27 Jun 2022 | Clan Childlaw has submitted a response to the Scottish Government consultation on the Children's Care and Justice Bill. Our submission focused on the need to uphold the human rights of children who are in conflict with the law in Scotland. Read more
Legal Policy Manager Katy Nisbet writes about the importance of the right to Continuing Care and considers Clan Childlaw's role in helping children to access their rights. Read more
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Clan Childlaw is proud to have been involved in a new project to help inform care experienced young people about their continuing care rights. Read more
13 Jul 2022 | We are pleased that a Street Legal case has been successful in the highest civil court in Scotland in challenging City of Edinburgh Council’s refusal to accept a homeless application from a family. Read more
Our new Legal Policy Manager Katy Nisbet reflects on why the recent BBC documentary ‘Split Up In Care - Life Without Siblings’ resonated so deeply with her as she settles into her new role at Clan Childlaw. Read more