Immigration: Preparing for Brexit

On 08 September 2017 at the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow around 100 people (mainly immigration lawyers) gathered to hear about what Brexit means for immigration law, now and in the future. It is no wonder that so many immigration lawyers travelled from around the UK to attend this...

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Scottish Women’s Rights Centre

We are delighted to announce that as of 1 October 2017, JustRight Scotland is the specialist legal provider for the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC). The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) is a collaboration between Rape Crisis Scotland, JustRight Scotland and the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic. It is funded by the Justice Department of...

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Social Justice in Scotland: LEF Funding

We are delighted to announce that the Legal Education Foundation is funding JustRight Scotland over the next 2 years to develop our cross-sector collaborative social model.  This exciting award provides a basis for new collaborative projects to come on board! The Legal Education Foundations’s charitable purpose is “to promote the...

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FirstPort Funding

We are delighted to announce that our Director, Kirsty Thomson, has been awarded a grant from the Scottish Government’s Social Entrepreneurs Fund (SEF) delivered by FirstPort .  The fund looks for individuals seeking to create a long-term solution to a social issue, and with a robust business focus. SEF provides real opportunities...

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New Board Members!

We are delighted to welcome Alison Locke and Rob Bell to the JustRight Scotland Board! Rob Bell Rob Bell is Director of the London Emergencies Trust, which provides financial assistance to those affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower, and the terrorist attacks at Westminster, London Bridge and Finsbury Park. He is...

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Destitution and Seeking Protection

In May 2017, the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee (EHRiC) published a report on the findings of its recent inquiry on destitution and homelessness of asylum seekers and people with insecure immigration status: “Hidden Lives – New Beginnings”. The report starts with a stark reminder that an unprecedented...

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Leadership, Strategies and Dublin!

What better way to start our second week than a trip to the headquarters of Twitter Europe in Dublin? Our Board has just finalised our strategic plan and linked development and fundraising strategies. So it is just as well that over the last few months our Co-Director, Kirsty, has been...

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What we’ve been doing so far!

Kirsty, Jen, Sarah and Andy have been working hard throughout April to get JustRight Scotland off to a flying start! Highlights include: After hours of artistic juices flowing, we have created the branding for the organisation! We believe it encapsulates perfectly our values of social justice and inclusion. Special thanks...

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When we open…

JustRight Scotland will be opening its doors in May 2017 JustRight Scotland will be opening its doors in May 2017 so watch this space for further information as our website is developed and our opening date for our new offices in the centre of Glasgow comes...

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