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Latest News

 

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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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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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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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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23, Jun, 2017

Legal Aid Applicant Sentenced for Fraud

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22, Jun, 2017

First advice agencies accredited under new Scottish National Standards process

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18, May, 2017

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

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11, May, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

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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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