Governance and management

Govan Law Centre (GLC) is a charitable trust, registered in the Books of Council and Session, Scottish charity number SC030193.

GLC is governed by an independent board of trustees with a wide range of professional skills and life experience.

GLC board meets monthly, it sets the strategic direction of for the law centre and it monitors financial performance, strategic development, service delivery and performance, legal obligations, and sets the policies of the organisation.

GLC are in the process of migrating to a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation structure, in accordance with Scottish government best practice.

GLC principal solicitor has operational responsibility and accountability for the organisation’s service and casework. Legal services are provided by the independent legal practice of Dailly & Co. Solicitors who are regulated by the Law Society of Scotland and subject to the quality assurance rules of the Scottish Legal Aid Board. All income of the legal practice is the property of Govan Law Centre Charitable Trust.

The principal solicitor is supported by a senior management team comprising of the service manager and senior project manager. The senior management team are responsible for the operation of the law centre.