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Domestic abuse and trauma informed practice: new CPD training video launched for solicitors in Scotland

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) has today launched a training video for solicitors, which discusses the benefits of a trauma-informed practice when working with those who have experienced domestic abuse. Funded by the Scottish Government, the free online video and CPD questions are now available on the Law Society of Scotland’s website.

The SWRC’s expansion set to increase legal support for survivors of gender-based violence

Photo of SWRC partners and staff with Community Safety Minister Ash Denham.

We had the pleasure to receive Ash Denham, Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, yesterday at the offices of JustRight Scotland, the legal provider for the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (“the Centre”), and our new helpline premises.

The visit follows the recent expansion of the Centre thanks to the support of the Scottish Government through the Justice Fund and the Scottish Legal Aid Board.

Successful Civil Damages Action for Rape: AR v Stephen Daniel Coxen - Press Release

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre and JustRight Scotland welcome today’s judgment of Sheriff Weir QC in AR v Stephen Daniel Coxen.

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