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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

LSA event - ‘Children’s Hearings and Getting it Right for Every Child’

The Legal Services Agency (LSA) have organised a seminar on 26 January to provide training on the Children’s Hearing system, child development and communicating with young people.

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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016

Management of confidential correspondence from solicitor to prisoners

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is reminding solicitors of the need to ‘double envelope’ any correspondence which is sent to clients who are in custody, with a covering letter to the prison governor.

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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016

Office closing times and payment dates over Festive period

Details of our opening hours and changes to payment dates over Christmas and New Year.

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Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

Office closed for St Andrew's Day bank holiday - Monday 28 November

Our office will be closed on Monday 28 November due to the St Andrew's Day bank holiday.

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Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016

Introduction of new Legal Aid Online Terms & Conditions moved to new year

Following feedback from the Law Society of Scotland’s Legal Aid Team, we will move the sign-up date for the new Legal Aid Online Terms & Conditions (“Ts&Cs”) to the new year.

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Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016

LAOL downtime - Thursday 24 November (6pm-11pm)

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable on Thursday 24 November between 6pm-11pm due to scheduled upgrade work.

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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Research exploring the experiences of applicants for civil legal aid to begin

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) have commissioned the independent research agency Systra to undertake a postal survey exploring the experiences of applicants for civil legal aid.

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Wednesday, Nov 09, 2016

Bank credit dates over St Andrew's Day bank holiday

Bank credit dates for payments to solicitors will be affected by the public holiday for St Andrews Day on Monday 28 November.

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Quick links

23, Mar, 2017

Conference for lawyers involved in Children’s Hearings - Friday 19 May

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20, Mar, 2017

LAOL downtime - Saturday 25 March

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13, Mar, 2017

Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks

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07, Mar, 2017

Legal aid applicant sentenced for fraud

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07, Mar, 2017

SLAB to take part in Earth Hour 2017

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22, Feb, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

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06, Feb, 2017

Consultation launched on a revised Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

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01, Feb, 2017

SLAB welcomes independent strategic review of legal aid

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01, Feb, 2017

Change to CLAO email addresses

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25, Jan, 2017

Invitation for criminal legal aid solicitors to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

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30, Nov, 2016

SLAB annual report 2015-2016 published

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17, Nov, 2016

Civil legal aid solicitors invited to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

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15, Nov, 2016

Performance Auditor for SNSIAP appointed

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19, Sep, 2016

LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September

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04, Feb, 2016

Fourth monitoring report on the availability and accessibility of legal services published

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