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David Montgomery - Media &Communications Manager
Tel: 0131 240 1887
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Mark McKinlay - Communications Officer
Tel: 0131 240 2034
E: mckinlayma@slab.org.uk
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Latest News

 

Friday, Jan 19, 2018

VACANCY: Solicitors - Solicitor Contact Line (Edinburgh)

The Solicitor Contact Line (SCL) is currently advertising for criminal defence solicitors in Edinburgh.

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Friday, Jan 12, 2018

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor - Dundee

The Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO) is looking for a solicitor to join its team in Dundee.

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Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

You may have seen the recently reported decision in the judicial review petition of Glasgow City Council against the Scottish Legal Aid Board and PQ.

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Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

Police station duty fees and anticipated call rates.

We have issued police station duty updates on fees and anticipated call rates.

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Monday, Jan 08, 2018

Police station arrangements from 25 January 2018

We have set up a section on our website to give information on the basic process for providing advice to people in a police station.

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Friday, Nov 03, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has published its Annual Report showing activity in the last financial year. The total cost to the taxpayer of legal assistance in Scotland was £135.7m in 2016-17, compared to £137.8 million in 2015-16.

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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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Quick links

19, Jan, 2018

VACANCY: Solicitors - Solicitor Contact Line (Edinburgh)

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12, Jan, 2018

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor - Dundee

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12, Jan, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

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10, Jan, 2018

Police station duty fees and anticipated call rates.

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08, Jan, 2018

Police station arrangements from 25 January 2018

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