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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017

Statement on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

We have just completed our consultation on the draft Criminal Code of Practice and will now be carefully considering the responses.

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Friday, Apr 07, 2017

Civil Legal Assistance Office service delivery model planning

The Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) is changing aspects of how it helps members of the public who approach it with legal problems.

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Thursday, Apr 06, 2017

Easter and May public holiday payment timetable

Our offices will be closed on Friday 14 April and Monday 17 April for Easter, and on Monday 1 May for the public holiday.

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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Conference for lawyers involved in Children’s Hearings - Friday 19 May

The Law Society of Scotland will hold a conference in May for lawyers involved in the Children’s Hearings system.

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Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks

As part of a project to improve the legal assistance handbooks we will shortly be starting a piece of baseline research.

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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017

Legal aid applicant sentenced for fraud

Investigations by the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s applicant investigations team have led to the conviction of Salim Eqbal after he was found guilty of obtaining legal aid fraudulently

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

We have already pointed out major errors, some of which the Society has corrected, but the report still presents an inaccurate and misleading picture.

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Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

SLAB welcomes independent strategic review of legal aid

The Scottish Government has announced an independent review of legal aid and the setting up of an expert advisory group, which includes Colin Lancaster, the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s chief executive.

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Quick links

23, Apr, 2017

Statement on the draft Criminal Code of Practice

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07, Apr, 2017

Civil Legal Assistance Office service delivery model planning

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06, Apr, 2017

Easter and May public holiday payment timetable

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23, Mar, 2017

Conference for lawyers involved in Children’s Hearings - Friday 19 May

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13, Mar, 2017

Research to review and improve legal assistance handbooks

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