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Friday, May 20, 2016

Revised dates for SNSIAP accreditation, audits and peer review

Find out the revised dates for SNSIAP accreditation, audits and peer review and how you can prepare for accreditation. www.slab.org.uk/export/sites/default/common/documents/advice_sector/documents/SNSIAPcommunication_outlineModelNov15.pdf

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Courts research calls for appraisal of support in small claims disputes

Research is published today on the drivers and motivations that determine how people seek to resolve small claims disputes (up to £3,000).

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Monday, May 09, 2016

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

The third annual update highlighting, in general terms, the issues and areas of good practice and the areas for improvement identified in the peer reviews considered between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015 has been released.

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

LAOL downtime - Saturday 28th May

Legal Aid Online will be unavailable between 8am-1pm for scheduled upgrade work.

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Friday, Apr 15, 2016

2016 Keycards online

The 2016 A&A/Civil and Children’s Keycards setting out the various eligibility limits, contributions and clawback levels in force from 4 April 2016 are available on the website.

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Thursday, Apr 07, 2016

SSDT finding on Gerard Tierney

The Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT) has found Gerald Tierney, formerly of G Tierney & Co, Bothwell Chambers, 189 Main Street Auchinleck, guilty of professional misconduct and struck him from the Roll of Solicitors in Scotland.

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Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

Legal aid BSL videos now available

Videos giving information on criminal, civil and children’s legal aid are now available on the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s website in British Sign Language (BSL).

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Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

Iain Robertson to retire as SLAB Chairman after 10 years in post

Iain Robertson CBE is retiring at the end of March after a decade as SLAB’s chairman.

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20, May, 2016

Revised dates for SNSIAP accreditation, audits and peer review

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19, May, 2016

Courts research calls for appraisal of support in small claims disputes

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09, May, 2016

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

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04, May, 2016

LAOL downtime - Saturday 28th May

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15, Apr, 2016

2016 Keycards online

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07, Apr, 2016

SSDT finding on Gerard Tierney

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29, Mar, 2016

Legal aid BSL videos now available

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23, Mar, 2016

Iain Robertson to retire as SLAB Chairman after 10 years in post

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03, Mar, 2016

Determination by Scottish Ministers following the case of WF v Scottish Ministers

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04, Feb, 2016

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

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18, Dec, 2015

SLAB's annual report for 2014-2015 published

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