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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

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

The Law Society of Scotland will hold a conference in May for lawyers involved in the Children’s Hearings system.

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Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks

As part of a project to improve the legal assistance handbooks we will shortly be starting a piece of baseline research.

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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017

Legal aid applicant sentenced for fraud

Investigations by the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s applicant investigations team have led to the conviction of Salim Eqbal after he was found guilty of obtaining legal aid fraudulently

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

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

We have already pointed out major errors, some of which the Society has corrected, but the report still presents an inaccurate and misleading picture.

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Monday, Feb 06, 2017

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

A consultation has been launched on a revised Code of Practice in relation to Criminal Legal Assistance.

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Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

SLAB welcomes independent strategic review of legal aid

The Scottish Government has announced an independent review of legal aid and the setting up of an expert advisory group, which includes Colin Lancaster, the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s chief executive.

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Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

Change to CLAO email addresses

The email address format for CLAO staff and offices has been updated and now ends in @clao.org.uk. Please update your records to ensure you use the new format addresses.

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Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

SLAB annual report 2015-2016 published

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has published its Annual Report showing activity in the last year.

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23, Mar, 2017

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

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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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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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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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