We represented our client ABC to take his case on sibling rights in Children's Hearings, based on article 8 ECHR, all the way to the Supreme Court. The legacy of ABC's case was a change to the law on rules on brothers and sisters participating in Children's Hearings which took effect on 26th July 2021 - read more about those here.
Interest in third party interventions in cases before the Scottish courts is increasing. Clan Childlaw has intervened in three cases:
Clan Childlaw the Children's Rights Strategic Litigation Group which meets as a forum for knowledge exchange and collaboration on using the law to further children's rights in Scotland. If you would like to know more or join the group, please get in touch.
This webpage has articles about our work along with links to a variety of resources published by others about taking strategic court cases and intervening in cases as a third party.