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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

 

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Children’s Duty Scheme – Easter arrangements

Please remember that over the Easter break if you are scheduled to be on duty that you will require to be available on Friday 18 and Monday 21 April 2014.

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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Review of publicly funded legal assistance

The Scottish Government and Scottish Legal Aid Board are today publishing the results of a research project into the shape of public funding for advice and representation services.

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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Easter opening hours and payments schedule

Please note that our office will be closed at Easter from 5pm on Thursday 17 April until 9am on Tuesday 22 April.

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Thursday, Apr 10, 2014

Court and Police Station Duty Schemes Update

An update on the current position with the court and police station duty schemes has been issued today.

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Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014

Phone lines are fully operational

Our telephone service provider has resolved the problems that they were experiencing yesterday. As a result, SLAB phone lines are fully operational again.

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Tuesday, Apr 08, 2014

Ongoing issue with phone services

Our service provider has been unable to fix the fault which is affecting the telephone service in areas of Edinburgh. They will be working overnight on the issue. We hope that it will be resolved by the morning. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Tuesday, Apr 08, 2014

Issue with our phone system

Due to an external fault we are unable to receive or make external calls.

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Friday, Mar 28, 2014

Legal Aid Online

The systems deployment planned for Legal Aid Online this weekend has had to be postponed until April.

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Quick links

16, Apr, 2014

Children’s Duty Scheme – Easter arrangements

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16, Apr, 2014

Review of publicly funded legal assistance

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16, Apr, 2014

Easter opening hours and payments schedule

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10, Apr, 2014

Court and Police Station Duty Schemes Update

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09, Apr, 2014

Phone lines are fully operational

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08, Apr, 2014

Ongoing issue with phone services

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08, Apr, 2014

Issue with our phone system

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28, Mar, 2014

Legal Aid Online

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26, Mar, 2014

End of financial year payment dates for the profession

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24, Mar, 2014

Scottish Legal Aid Board joins Earth Hour 2014

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14, Mar, 2014

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

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03, Jan, 2014

Additional £280,000 for SLAB’s Making Advice Work programme

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27, Sep, 2013

Annual Report 2012-2013

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