We Offer Training To Organisations, Individuals And Schools

Our training courses are designed to take account of updates in the law and delivered by our solicitors. We are a recognised leader in the provision of training on children’s rights and the law as it affects children in Scotland.

Our Training

Our training is provided by qualified solicitors and can take place in-person or online. The training sets out the legal framework for the topic with the use of scenarios, case studies, questions and informal discussion to provide practical application for those working with children in a range of contexts.

Our training is delivered by fully qualified lawyers


All training is bespoke and tailored to the needs of your organisation

Training can be designed in co-production with children and young people and training participants


An interactive training style is used


We are offering three online masterclass sessions designed to provide an overview of important topics in children’s rights.


13:00 - 14:00 Online

Children’s Hearings

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13:00 - 14:00 Online

Court Orders under S11 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995

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Lots Of Information, Clearly Presented. Obviously Very Knowledgeable And Able To Answer All Questions

Bespoke Training

We have a proven track record of providing high quality bespoke training courses specifically tailored to the needs of organisations and different roles.

We can discuss your training needs with you and explore how best to meet them. Our training formats include workshops and seminars, full day or half-day courses on a variety of subject matters affecting children in Scotland.

We can offer bespoke training in the following areas:

  • Young People and the Law
  • UNCRC Incorporation
  • Children’s Hearing System
  • Parental Responsibilities and Rights
  • Permanence and Adoption

“Really helpful and signposted towards lots of resources. Answered all questions- was really informative.”

“Having such a knowledgeable trainer who welcomes questions. Clarification throughout really adds experience of knowledge transfer.”

School Talks

We want to empower children with the law. We can design bespoke, age appropriate training in partnership with children and young people to be delivered in schools.

Our qualified solicitors can work with the children to design training in areas of interest to them and deliver interactive and engaging workshops.

“I have more rights than I thought.”

“I have learned a lot about Children’s rights and when we can and can’t do things.”

“I have learnt more about how children are viewed by the law.”

We can provide training in the following areas:

  • Age of consent

  • Immigration and asylum rights

  • Police powers

  • Bullying

  • Online safety


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