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Friday, Jun 23, 2017

Legal Aid Applicant Sentenced for Fraud

Robert Bruce was sentenced to three months imprisonment at Peterhead Sheriff Court on 31 May.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Upcoming research with people who have used the Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO)

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) is currently carrying out a postal survey among people who have used the PDSO.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

The fourth annual update highlighting, in general terms, the issues and areas of good practice and the areas for improvement identified in the peer reviews considered between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016 has been released.

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Scottish Child Law Centre training event - Child-Centred Legal Practice in The Children’s Hearing System

The Scottish Child Law Centre will hold a masterclass training event on child-centred legal practice in the Children’s Hearing System on Wednesday 21 June at the MacKenzie Building in Edinburgh.

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Scottish Child Law Centre training event - Getting Sibling Contact Right

The Scottish Law Centre will hold a masterclass training event on Getting Sibling Contact Right on Thursday 15 June at Foundation Scotland, Edinburgh.

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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017

Statement on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

We have just completed our consultation on the draft Criminal Code of Practice and will now be carefully considering the responses.

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Friday, Apr 07, 2017

Civil Legal Assistance Office service delivery model planning

The Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) is changing aspects of how it helps members of the public who approach it with legal problems.

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Thursday, Apr 06, 2017

Easter and May public holiday payment timetable

Our offices will be closed on Friday 14 April and Monday 17 April for Easter, and on Monday 1 May for the public holiday.

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21, Aug, 2017

Advocate David Sheldon appointed to board

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10, Aug, 2017

SLAB joins Climate Week 2017

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20, Jul, 2017

Payments to the profession - 25 & 28 August

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22, Jun, 2017

First advice agencies accredited under new Scottish National Standards process

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30, Nov, 2016

SLAB annual report 2015-2016 published

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