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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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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Payments to the profession - 25 & 28 August

Monday 28 August is a non-processing BACS day due to the UK Bank Holiday. Due to this there will be a slight delay in payments reaching your account from SLAB.

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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, Jun 22, 2017

First advice agencies accredited under new Scottish National Standards process

Forth Housing Association, Orkney Housing Association, Grapevine and Changeworks have all been accredited after assessment against the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP).

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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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12, Oct, 2017

Changes to SLAB’s approach to monitoring of legal services

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11, Oct, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

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29, Sep, 2017

Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

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28, Sep, 2017

SLAB Corporate Plan 2017-20

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25, Sep, 2017

Non lawyer members required for Criminal Quality Assurance Committee

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