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Contact for media queries and comments on the legal aid system or matters relating to criminal, civil or children’s cases.

Communications Team
 
David Montgomery - Media &Communications Manager
Tel: 0131 240 1887
E: montgomeryda@slab.org.uk
Keith Watson - Communications Officer
Tel: 0131 240 2034
E: watsonke@slab.org.uk
Out-of-hours media enquiries
Tel: 07887 633738
E: communications@slab.org.uk
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Latest News

 

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Submission of summary criminal applications

We have added a new section to our website giving information on summary criminal legal aid applications, including submission rates from around the country.

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Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

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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Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

SLAB moving to new offices in Autumn 2014

The Scottish Legal Aid Board will be moving to Thistle House in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh in autumn 2014.

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Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

Face to face legal services and their alternatives

An event examining the success of digital alternatives to face to face legal services was held in Edinburgh last month.

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Friday, Mar 14, 2014

Advocate Mark Strachan sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraud and attempted fraud

The advocate Mark Strachan was today sentenced to two years imprisonment at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, after having been found guilty on 14 February 2014 of fraud totalling £11,663.80 and attempted fraud totalling £37,882 against the Legal Aid Fund.

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Friday, Sep 27, 2013

Annual Report 2012-2013

The Scottish Legal Aid Board’s (SLAB) annual report for 2012-13 was published today.

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22, Aug, 2014

Submission of summary criminal applications

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12, Aug, 2014

Police Station Duty Scheme Update

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12, Jun, 2014

SLAB moving to new offices in Autumn 2014

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12, Jun, 2014

Face to face legal services and their alternatives

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14, Mar, 2014

Advocate Mark Strachan sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraud and attempted fraud

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27, Sep, 2013

Annual Report 2012-2013

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