10-year anniversary conference: Defending Children's Human Rights in Scotland: Where are we now?

On 11th May 2018 we organised a conference to mark Clan Childlaw's 10 years looking at progress made and challenges ahead in defending children's rights in Scotland Read more

Client successfully challenges relevant person status of grandparents

In CF v MF, GF and Locality Reporter [2017] CSIH 44, our client successfully challenged the relevant person status of her grandparents Read more

Intervening in AB v Her Majesty's Advocate

We intervened in this case to put forward a child law perspective. The Supreme Court found a provision of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 incompatible with article 8 ECHR. Read more

Intervening in the Named Person case

We intervened as third party to present the children's rights perspective in the Named Person case in the Court of Session and Supreme Court. Read more

5-year anniversary conference: Making Rights Real

In March 2014 Clan Childlaw and CELCIS hosted and innovative and interactive conference promoting adopting a child-centred and integrated children’s rights approach to looked after children, for all those involved in their lives. Read more

2012 Strategic litigation event

CELCIS, Clan Childlaw and Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People held a joint event in Edinburgh on 25th June 2012, to discuss opportunities for strategic litigation. Read more

Policy Development Unit launched

In November 2011, we launched our evidence-based Policy Development Unit Read more