Stewart Maclachlan, Interim Chair
Stewart MacLachlan joined the board in August 2018. He is Legal and Policy Manager for the Migrant Children’s Project, part of Coram Children’s Legal Centre. He manages the legal training programme, as well as specific funded projects. He leads on a number of policy areas at the Centre, including asylum, trafficking/modern slavery and access to education. He is co-author of Seeking Support (fifth edition), a guide to working with separated children and young people.
Stewart is a practising Scottish solicitor, qualifying in 2010, and was accredited as a Level Two Supervisor under the Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme in England. He previously worked at an immigration firm in Nottingham and worked for over four years in law centres in Scotland. In Scotland he regularly advised and represented on issues including child law, education law, immigration law, and care law.