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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Upcoming research with people who have used the Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO)

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) is currently carrying out a postal survey among people who have used the PDSO.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

The fourth 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 2015 and 31 March 2016 has been released.

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Scottish Child Law Centre training event - Child-Centred Legal Practice in The Children’s Hearing System

The Scottish Child Law Centre will hold a masterclass training event on child-centred legal practice in the Children’s Hearing System on Wednesday 21 June at the MacKenzie Building in Edinburgh.

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Scottish Child Law Centre training event - Getting Sibling Contact Right

The Scottish Law Centre will hold a masterclass training event on Getting Sibling Contact Right on Thursday 15 June at Foundation Scotland, Edinburgh.

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

We have already pointed out major errors, some of which the Society has corrected, but the report still presents an inaccurate and misleading picture.

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Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

SLAB welcomes independent strategic review of legal aid

The Scottish Government has announced an independent review of legal aid and the setting up of an expert advisory group, which includes Colin Lancaster, the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s chief executive.

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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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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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Quick links

18, May, 2017

Upcoming research with people who have used the Public Defence Solicitors’ Office (PDSO)

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11, May, 2017

Annual update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance

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08, May, 2017

Scottish Child Law Centre training event - Child-Centred Legal Practice in The Children’s Hearing System

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08, May, 2017

Scottish Child Law Centre training event - Getting Sibling Contact Right

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22, Feb, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

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