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How do I find a solicitor who is registered to provide civil legal assistance? 


You can only apply for legal aid through a solicitor. The Scottish Legal Aid Board does not provide legal advice.

The solicitor may work in:

The solicitor must be registered with SLAB in order to provide legal aid funded services.


To find a solicitor or search the register of civil legal aid solicitors:

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Legal Aid News

01, Dec, 2017

Change in forum for private sector tenancies and eviction proceedings

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20, Nov, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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11, Oct, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

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21, Aug, 2017

Advocate David Sheldon appointed to board

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