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Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Survey on solicitors’ role in Children’s Hearings

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has commissioned the Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) to carry out the research into the role of solicitors at children’s hearings.

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Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

An update on the current position with the police station duty scheme has been issued today.

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Monday, Jul 06, 2015

Justice Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson visits Fife advice projects

Michael Matheson, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, today visited the Cupar office of Citizens Advice & Rights Fife (CARF) to hear about the work being done by three Scottish Government-funded advice projects.

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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

New Parliamentary regulations remove restriction on ABWOR in Double Jeopardy cases

The Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation)(Scotland) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2015 were approved by the Scottish Parliament on 25 June 2015, and are now in force.

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Friday, Jun 26, 2015

New SLAB Chief Executive announced

Colin Lancaster has been appointed as the next Chief Executive of the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) after an open recruitment process.

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Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015

Children’s Hearings in Scotland – research during Summer/Autumn 2015

SLAB has commissioned research to look at the role of solicitors in the children’s hearings system.

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Monday, Jun 08, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

An update on the current position with the police station duty scheme has been issued today.

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Friday, Jun 05, 2015

SLAB tribute to Oliver Adair

SLAB pays tribute to Law Society of Scotland former Council member and legal aid convener Oliver Adair, who passed away earlier this week.

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30, Jul, 2015

Survey on solicitors’ role in Children’s Hearings

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15, Jul, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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06, Jul, 2015

Justice Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson visits Fife advice projects

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30, Jun, 2015

New Parliamentary regulations remove restriction on ABWOR in Double Jeopardy cases

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26, Jun, 2015

New SLAB Chief Executive announced

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09, Jun, 2015

Children’s Hearings in Scotland – research during Summer/Autumn 2015

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08, Jun, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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05, Jun, 2015

SLAB tribute to Oliver Adair

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06, May, 2015

Legal Aid Fund: Consultation on payments to third parties

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22, Apr, 2015

Lindsay Montgomery to retire as SLAB’s Chief Executive

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16, Mar, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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31, Oct, 2014

Annual Report 2013-2014

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