Legal Factsheets

We produce legal and know-your-rights factsheets about many issues that affect our clients, some of which are also available in other languages.
Explore our resources below, or search for factsheets and resources by topic.

Access to Justice: Legal Aid (PDF)

These factsheets are to be used as a tool to outline your rights and to help improve access to justice here in Scotland.
They explain key ideas, definition, rights, and laws so that people and organisations know how to use the law to defend themselves
and others.

This factsheet is also available in:
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Access to Justice: Initial Action (PDF)

These factsheets are to be used as a tool to outline your rights and to help improve access to justice here in Scotland.
They explain key ideas, definition, rights, and laws so that people and organisations know how to use the law to defend themselves
and others.

This factsheet is also available in:
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Access to Justice: Judicial Review (PDF)

These factsheets are to be used as a tool to outline your rights and to help improve access to justice here in Scotland.
They explain key ideas, definition, rights, and laws so that people and organisations know how to use the law to defend themselves
and others. They contain general information, not legal advice.

This factsheet is also available in:
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Access to Justice: Equality Act claims (PDF)

These factsheets are to be used as a tool to outline your rights and to help improve access to justice here in Scotland.
They explain key ideas, definition, rights, and laws so that people and organisations know how to use the law to defend themselves
and others. They contain general information, not legal advice.

This factsheet is also available in:
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Access to Justice: Direct & Indirect discrimination (PDF)

These factsheets are to be used as a tool to outline your rights and to help improve access to justice here in Scotland.
They explain key ideas, definition, rights, and laws so that people and organisations know how to use the law to defend themselves
and others. They contain general information, not legal advice.

This factsheet is also available in:

Know Your Rights for Survivors of Trafficking! Health (PDF)

This factsheet explains your rights to access healthcare, as well as how to access legal advice, and other support in Scotland.

This factsheet is part of a series of Know Your Rights! factsheets that provide information for people (adults) from abroad who have experienced human trafficking and/or exploitation, on your rights and support in Scotland.

Know Your Rights for Survivors of Trafficking! Education & Employment (PDF)

This factsheet explains your rights to access education and employment, as well as how to access legal advice, and other support in Scotland.

This factsheet is part of a series of Know Your Rights! factsheets that provide information for people (adults) from abroad who have experienced human trafficking and/or exploitation, on your rights and support in Scotland.

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Know Your Rights for Survivors of Trafficking! Housing, Welfare Benefits & Money (PDF)

This factsheet explains your rights to access housing, welfare benefits and financial support, as well as how to access legal advice, and other support in Scotland.

This factsheet is part of a series of Know Your Rights! factsheets that provide information for people (adults) from abroad who have experienced human trafficking and/or exploitation, on your rights and support in Scotland.

Know Your Rights for Survivors of Trafficking! Compensation and Legal Advice (PDF)

This factsheet explains your rights to access compensation, as well as how to access legal advice, and other support in Scotland.

This factsheet is part of a series of Know Your Rights! factsheets that provide information for people (adults) from abroad who have experienced human trafficking and/or exploitation, on your rights and support in Scotland.

Know Your Rights for Survivors of Trafficking! Gender Based Violence (PDF)

This factsheet explains what gender based violence means, as well as how to access legal advice, and other support in Scotland.

This factsheet is part of a series of Know Your Rights! factsheets that provide information for people (adults) from abroad who have experienced human trafficking and/or exploitation, on your rights and support in Scotland.