Enewsletter 2- Scottish legal and welfare advice line

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Digby Brown are the leading personal injury solicitors in Scotland. They have supported the Child Brain Injury Trust in Scotland for many years, recognising the huge difference we can make in the lives of families coping with childhood acquired brain injury.  We are very proud to now be entering into a new legal services agreement with them.

The service provides free legal advice and discounted legal services in a wide range of areas, including;

– Welfare Rights Advice and Representation

– Personal Injury Claims

– Personal Injury Settlement Trusts

– Powers of Attorney

– Guardianships

– Wills or Executory matters

– Buying or Selling a house

– Independent Financial Advice

– Family Law and Divorce

The advice line number is 0333 323 0189 (local rate number, even from a mobile). All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence and any initial advice is free of charge.

Chris Stewart, Head of Digby Brown’s Serious Injury Department and Kathleen McMonagle, the firm’s Client Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility Manager recently joined Child Brain Injury Trust staff and young people and families the organisation supports at the Family Day at Edinburgh International Climbing Centre to launch the service.

Chris Stewart said;

“We’ve been really pleased and proud to work with the Child Brain Injury Trust in Scotland in recent years, supporting the fantastic work they do. This Scottish Legal and Welfare Advice Line is a development of our work together and one I hope will benefit families and young people living with a brain injury in Scotland.”

Kathleen McMonagle, who heads Digby Brown specialist Welfare Rights team said:

“From working closely with the Child Brain Injury Trust we understand the breadth of challenges, whether related to welfare, changes in the benefits system or wider legal issues, that families can face. This service will provide families with access to advice when they need it most.”

Mark Hooley, Marketing & Communications Manager at the Child Brain Injury Trust added:

“We’re pleased to have had Digby Brown support us in Scotland for a number of years now, from fundraising initiatives to sponsoring some of our family events. The continued support from Digby Brown allows us to help more children with acquired brain injury and their families in Scotland.”