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Latest News

 

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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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

Over 80% of people surveyed had their benefits and debt problems resolved after receiving advice from projects funded by the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service.

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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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Monday, Aug 21, 2017

Advocate David Sheldon appointed to board

The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Annabelle Ewing MSP, today announced the appointment of David Sheldon QC as Faculty Member to the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB).

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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

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

Solicitors will shortly receive an email invitation to take part in a short online survey.

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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Performance Auditor for SNSIAP appointed

Alan Haddow has joined SLAB’s Internal Audit department as the Performance Auditor for the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP).

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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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