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Legal Aid Online

Legal aid online allows firms to easily and securely apply for, progress and track legal aid applications and accounts electronically. It is available through the internet.

For information on how to register for Legal Aid Online:

Getting started and technical info provides guidance on how to register for Legal Aid Online. Also provides details and minimum technical requirements to be able to use Legal Aid Online.


Mandates for all legal aid types can be downloaded from Online mandates.

LAOL Updates

Latest updates

LAOL E-newsletter

Archived editions of the Legal Aid Online e-newsletter can be accessed here.

LAOL events

Upcoming events

Scanning guidance

For advice on scanning and adding attachments in Legal Aid Online, please see the Scanning Guidance document.


E-learning/online guidance provides a link to the extensive range of online learning packages for users, plus helpful guidance documents regarding common Legal Aid Online issues experienced by users.

 LAOL Contacts

Contacts and online feedback – contact details in case of technical issues, in-house training, and also a link to the legal aid online feedback form.   

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Providers News

09, Oct, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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08, Oct, 2015

Correction to remittance payment date

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02, Oct, 2015

Legal aid review plan published

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15, Sep, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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10, Sep, 2015

Sheriff Appeal Court – example fee scenarios

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04, Sep, 2015

Sheriff Appeal Court information

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26, Aug, 2015

Free event – Shared perspectives on the outcomes of advice – Tuesday 27 October 2015

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20, Aug, 2015

Positive feedback on Solicitor Contact Line

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30, Jun, 2015

New Parliamentary regulations remove restriction on ABWOR in Double Jeopardy cases

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22, Apr, 2015

Lindsay Montgomery to retire as SLAB’s Chief Executive

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16, Mar, 2015

Police station duty scheme update

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