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Postal address

The Scottish Legal Aid Board
Thistle House
91 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh
EH12 5HE

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Opening times

Please note: Our flexible working arrangements allow for a broad bandwidth of working hours. However, the times listed above are when our service can be guaranteed and expected.

Telephone calls

Email


Legal aid information line - 0845 122 8686 (open 7am to 11pm but services available vary depending on time - see below for details).

You can call our legal aid information line to find out:

Please note that we do not provide legal advice but can refer you to a solicitor. For other legal matters, call us on 0131 226 7061 (open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm).

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Financial Assessment Unit - 0845 123 2330 (open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm).

If you have specific questions about any legal aid forms that you need to complete and financial eligibility for legal aid, you can also call our Financial Assessment Unit.


Contact details for use by the legal profession

We have two separate addresses depending on the type of mail you are sending:

Applications mail

DX    DX555251, Edinburgh 30
Legal Post    LP1 Edinburgh 7
Post    PO Box No 12650, Edinburgh EH3 7SW

For any other mail, use our general mail addresses:

DX    DX555250, Edinburgh 30
Legal Post    LP2 Edinburgh 7
Post    Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HE


Media queries: Journalists please call 0131 240 1887. This number is only for media enquiries.

Newsroom

To allow us to continue to improve our web site, we would also appreciate your feedback. Send your comments to communications@slab.org.uk.

24, Apr, 2015

Recruiting: Chief Executive of SLAB

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22, Apr, 2015

Lindsay Montgomery to retire as SLAB’s Chief Executive

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22, Apr, 2015

New project to help victims of gender violence

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13, Apr, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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07, Apr, 2015

Updated 2015 Keycards and online calculators

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27, Mar, 2015

Children’s Duty Scheme - Easter Holidays & 4th May Arrangements

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27, Mar, 2015

Scottish Legal Aid Board joins Earth Hour 2015

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17, Mar, 2015

Easter opening hours and payments schedule

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16, Mar, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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02, Mar, 2015

Contacting SLAB through new free online BSL interpreting service

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18, Feb, 2015

Launch of new child poverty prevention project in West Lothian

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18, Feb, 2015

Cabinet minister visits debt advice project

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16, Feb, 2015

Introduction of telephone call routing system

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11, Feb, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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09, Feb, 2015

SLAB's response to Law Society of Scotland's Discussion paper on legal assistance in Scotland

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05, Feb, 2015

Legal Aid Online planned maintenance - Sunday 8 February

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02, Feb, 2015

SLAB move to Thistle House

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19, Jan, 2015

Launch of first good practice principles for funders of advice

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15, Jan, 2015

Advice projects help 18,000 people cope with challenges of benefit changes

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31, Oct, 2014

Annual Report 2013-2014

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19, Oct, 2014

New projects to help families tackle money worries

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13, Oct, 2014

Police station duty scheme update

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