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David Montgomery - Media &Communications Manager
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Latest News

 

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

LAOL downtime - Saturday 28th May

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable between 8am-1pm for scheduled upgrade work.

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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

Bank holiday - 2nd May 2016

Our offices will be closed on 2nd May 2016 for the May Day bank holiday.

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Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Non-lawyer members required for Children's Quality Assurance Committee

We are looking to recruit three non-lawyer members to the Children's Quality Assurance Committee.

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Friday, Apr 15, 2016

2016 Keycards online

The 2016 A&A/Civil and Children’s Keycards setting out the various eligibility limits, contributions and clawback levels in force from 4 April 2016 are available on the website.

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Thursday, Apr 07, 2016

SSDT finding on Gerard Tierney

The Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT) has found Gerald Tierney, formerly of G Tierney & Co, Bothwell Chambers, 189 Main Street Auchinleck, guilty of professional misconduct and struck him from the Roll of Solicitors in Scotland.

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Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

Legal aid BSL videos now available

Videos giving information on criminal, civil and children’s legal aid are now available on the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s website in British Sign Language (BSL).

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Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

Iain Robertson to retire as SLAB Chairman after 10 years in post

Iain Robertson CBE is retiring at the end of March after a decade as SLAB’s chairman.

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Thursday, Mar 03, 2016

Determination by Scottish Ministers following the case of WF v Scottish Ministers

We have prepared some guidance following the Scottish Government's determination in terms of section 4(2)(c) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 made following the case of WF v Scottish Ministers [2016] CSOH 27.

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04, May, 2016

LAOL downtime - Saturday 28th May

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26, Apr, 2016

Bank holiday - 2nd May 2016

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21, Apr, 2016

Non-lawyer members required for Children's Quality Assurance Committee

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15, Apr, 2016

2016 Keycards online

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07, Apr, 2016

SSDT finding on Gerard Tierney

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29, Mar, 2016

Legal aid BSL videos now available

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23, Mar, 2016

Iain Robertson to retire as SLAB Chairman after 10 years in post

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03, Mar, 2016

Determination by Scottish Ministers following the case of WF v Scottish Ministers

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04, Feb, 2016

Fourth monitoring report on the availability and accessibility of legal services published

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18, Dec, 2015

SLAB's annual report for 2014-2015 published

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16, Mar, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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