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Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Office closed for St Andrew's Day holiday - Monday 27 November

Our office will be closed on Monday 27 November due to the St Andrew's Day holiday.

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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Recruitment process underway for new Board members

The Scottish Government is advertising for four new members of our Board.

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Friday, Nov 10, 2017

CLAO website maintenance - 25-26 November

The Civil Legal Assistance Office's website will be offline from 8am on Saturday 25 November until Sunday afternoon for scheduled maintenance by our web host.

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Changes to SLAB’s approach to monitoring of legal services

Following consultation with the Scottish Government and SLAB’s Board, it has been agreed that in the coming year, we will move to a new model for the monitoring function.

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Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

A final draft of an updated Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance has been submitted to Ministers for consideration and approval.

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Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

SLAB Corporate Plan 2017-20

The plan includes a new Purpose and Strategic Objectives for the organisation and covers a period of transition as we await the outcome of the independent review of legal aid in early 2018, and Ministers’ response to it.

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Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Non lawyer members required for Criminal Quality Assurance Committee

The closing date for applications is Friday 3 November 2017.

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Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

SLAB joins Climate Week 2017

SLAB has registered for Climate Week 2017, a campaign aimed at raising awareness and inspiring action on climate change.

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01, Dec, 2017

Change in forum for private sector tenancies and eviction proceedings

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20, Nov, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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11, Oct, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

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21, Aug, 2017

Advocate David Sheldon appointed to board

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