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Legal Aid Information line

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Postal contact details for use by the legal profession

Media enquiries 


General contact details

Postal address

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

Map and office accessibility

You can find out how to get to Thistle House and the accessibility features of the building here.

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.

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British Sign Language

ContactScotland_logocontactScotland – BSL: Scotland’s online BSL interpreting service 

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Complaints

Please see our Complaints and Customer Service page for details of how to tell us your views on the service we provide.


Legal aid information line - 0845 122 8686 

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

Callers are requested to leave their name and contact details and a SLAB staff member will contact them.

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


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

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


Media queries: Journalists please go to the 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.


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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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