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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

LSA event - ‘Children’s Hearings and Getting it Right for Every Child’

The Legal Services Agency (LSA) have organised a seminar on 26 January to provide training on the Children’s Hearing system, child development and communicating with young people.

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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016

Management of confidential correspondence from solicitor to prisoners

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is reminding solicitors of the need to ‘double envelope’ any correspondence which is sent to clients who are in custody, with a covering letter to the prison governor.

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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

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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Friday, Oct 07, 2016

Funding for advice projects extended into 2017

More than 100 projects across Scotland helping people with debt, benefit and housing advice will continue to be funded by the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service (MAS) into 2017.

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Monday, Sep 19, 2016

LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable on Monday 26 September between 6pm-11pm due to scheduled upgrade work.

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18, Jan, 2017

LSA event - ‘Children’s Hearings and Getting it Right for Every Child’

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07, Dec, 2016

Management of confidential correspondence from solicitor to prisoners

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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

Performance Auditor for SNSIAP appointed

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07, Oct, 2016

Funding for advice projects extended into 2017

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19, Sep, 2016

LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September

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04, Feb, 2016

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

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