Making it easier to access our services
Information on accessibility when contacting us, using our website and visiting our premises.
Our general number is 0131 226 7061. Calls by BT Next Generation Text are welcome.
British Sign Language
contactScotland – BSL: Scotland’s online BSL interpreting service
We want our website to be as easy to use as possible. If you have any problems using it please let us know by calling 0131 226 7061 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Throughout the website the text can be made larger by using the text sizer at the top of each page OR go to “View” in your tool bar at the top of the page then click on “text size” to choose your preference.
Other languages or formats
Information on how to use the BrowseAloud tool to assist in reading our website and linked documents in other languages, or to use the listening function is available on our Other languages and formats page.
Let us know what you think
We have tried hard to make this website as easy to use as possible. However, if you have any comments or feedback please email email@example.com
Using your keyboard to move around the website
Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to scroll up and down a page.
To jump from the top to the bottom of the pages use the page up and page down buttons.
Use the tab button to go to the next form field, or hold down shift and press tab if you want to go back to the previous one.
Opening Word or Excel documents
If you do not have Microsoft Word or Excel you can download a free viewer from the Microsoft website (Viewers: Word or Excel).
Opening PDF documents
You will need to download Adobe Reader software from the Adobe website.
You can find out how to get to Thistle House and the accessibility features of the building here.
Firms registered to carry out legal aid work
Some firms who are registered to carry out legal aid work have provided us with accessibility information about their office. If applicable, you can find this information in the Accessibility tab on our Solicitor Finder.
We are committed to the promotion of equality and to tackling discrimination - more information
20, Mar, 2017
LAOL downtime - Saturday 25 March
13, Mar, 2017
Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks
07, Mar, 2017
Legal aid applicant sentenced for fraud
07, Mar, 2017
SLAB to take part in Earth Hour 2017
22, Feb, 2017
Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report
06, Feb, 2017
Consultation launched on a revised Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance
01, Feb, 2017
SLAB welcomes independent strategic review of legal aid
01, Feb, 2017
Change to CLAO email addresses
25, Jan, 2017
Invitation for criminal legal aid solicitors to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services
30, Nov, 2016
SLAB annual report 2015-2016 published
17, Nov, 2016
Civil legal aid solicitors invited to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services
15, Nov, 2016
Performance Auditor for SNSIAP appointed
19, Sep, 2016
LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September
04, Feb, 2016
Fourth monitoring report on the availability and accessibility of legal services published