The Aberdeen Law Project is delighted to report that our Representation team has successfully represented a worker in a six-day SSSC hearing.
Students Jonathan Kildare and Christi Hannah guided the worker through the SSSC fitness to practise process and gave oral submissions at the hearing.
Our client said: “I cannot thank the Aberdeen Law Project enough for the support, advice and guidance they gave me to steer me through this crisis. It has been a difficult time for me, so without their assistance this would have seemed like mission impossible. Had it not been for Jonathan's persistence, I never would’ve engaged with the SSSC, let alone attend the hearings. Tears are rolling down my cheeks as I write these few lines as I am so happy and grateful.”
On the result, Jonathan said: “Both Christi and I are very pleased with the outcome of the hearing and thankful for the kind words of our client. I thoroughly enjoyed the challenging but rewarding experience and we now look forward to representing more SSSC workers through the fitness to practise process in the future.”
Ryan Whelan, Chair of the ALP Board, said: “Those involved with ALP volunteer their time to give a voice to those who would otherwise be unheard and hope to those who would otherwise feel hopeless. This representation by Jonathan and Christi is a perfect example of the impact that our talented study body regularly has when representing those in the access to justice gap. As you can see from the client’s reaction, these cases really do matter. We are all incredibly proud of Jonathan and Christi’s tremendous good work - they’re a credit to the project and profession.”