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Register for Children's Legal Assistance


Every solicitor and firm wishing to provide children’s legal assistance must be entered on the Children’s Legal Assistance Register established and maintained by SLAB.

Solicitors and firms are both required to register.

To register for the Children's Legal Assistance Register please use the following forms:

Please view the Children's Legal Assistance Code of Practice

CHIP - Vision and Values statement

The Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP) has produced a Vision and Values Statement, which is supported by all of those organisations involved in the children’s hearings system, including SLAB and the Law Society of Scotland.

The statement aims to set clear expectations of all of those working in it, including the following key components:

Solicitors who provide representation under children’s legal assistance should have regard to the Vision and Values when working in the children’s hearings system. 


Applications for the Children’s Duty Scheme

If you would like to apply to be included on the 2016-17 Children’s Duty Scheme you must be registered on the Children’s Register.

If you are not already registered on the Children’s Legal Assistance Register:

Please complete and send the Duty Scheme application form at the same time as the Children’s Register form.

If you have already registered on the Children’s Legal Assistance Register and want to apply for the Children’s Duty Scheme:

 

 

 

 

 


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23, Mar, 2017

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

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20, Mar, 2017

LAOL downtime - Saturday 25 March

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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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07, Mar, 2017

SLAB to take part in Earth Hour 2017

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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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25, Jan, 2017

Invitation for criminal legal aid solicitors to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

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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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