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Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016

SLAB annual report 2015-2016 published

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has published its Annual Report showing activity in the last year.

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Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016

Introduction of new Legal Aid Online Terms & Conditions moved to new year

Following feedback from the Law Society of Scotland’s Legal Aid Team, we will move the sign-up date for the new Legal Aid Online Terms & Conditions (“Ts&Cs”) to the new year.

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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

Civil legal aid solicitors invited to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

Solicitors will shortly receive an email invitation to take part in a short online survey.

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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Research exploring the experiences of applicants for civil legal aid to begin

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) have commissioned the independent research agency Systra to undertake a postal survey exploring the experiences of applicants for civil legal aid.

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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Performance Auditor for SNSIAP appointed

Alan Haddow has joined SLAB’s Internal Audit department as the Performance Auditor for the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP).

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Wednesday, Nov 09, 2016

Bank credit dates over St Andrew's Day bank holiday

Bank credit dates for payments to solicitors will be affected by the public holiday for St Andrews Day on Monday 28 November.

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Friday, Oct 14, 2016

SLAB/CELCIS research published on role of solicitor in Children's Hearings

Through the Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP), we commissioned research looking at the role of solicitors in the children’s hearings system.

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Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

New legal member of SLAB board appointed by Scottish Government

Michael Matheson, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, today announced the appointment of John Hamilton QC as the Faculty Member of SLAB's board.

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Quick links

30, Nov, 2016

SLAB annual report 2015-2016 published

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23, Nov, 2016

Introduction of new Legal Aid Online Terms & Conditions moved to new year

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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

Research exploring the experiences of applicants for civil legal aid to begin

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15, Nov, 2016

Performance Auditor for SNSIAP appointed

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09, Nov, 2016

Bank credit dates over St Andrew's Day bank holiday

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14, Oct, 2016

SLAB/CELCIS research published on role of solicitor in Children's Hearings

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13, Oct, 2016

New legal member of SLAB board appointed by Scottish Government

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07, Oct, 2016

Funding for advice projects extended into 2017

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30, Sep, 2016

Civil legal aid applicant survey to measure satisfaction with SLAB services

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30, Sep, 2016

SLAB publishes Corporate Parenting Plan

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19, Sep, 2016

LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September

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23, Aug, 2016

Business Plan for 2016-17 published

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04, Feb, 2016

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

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