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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.


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.

New online screens

Guidance designed to enable you to familiarise yourself with the new look accounts screens. Information for firms participating in the accounts pilots.

LAOL Updates

Latest updates

LAOL E-newsletter

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


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

LAOL events

Upcoming events

Scanning guidance

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

 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.   

Legal Aid Online

Legal services providers please click here to log in to Legal Aid Online  loginBtn

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Providers News

18, Oct, 2016

Research into civil legal aid applications

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14, Oct, 2016

SLAB/CELCIS research published on role of solicitor in Children's Hearings

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13, Oct, 2016

New legal member of SLAB board appointed by Scottish Government

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13, Oct, 2016

SLAB National Care Leavers’ Week homelessness event

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07, Oct, 2016

Funding for advice projects extended into 2017

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30, Sep, 2016

Civil legal aid applicant survey to measure satisfaction with SLAB services

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30, Sep, 2016

SLAB publishes Corporate Parenting Plan

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29, Sep, 2016

Quality Assurance members recruitment for SNSIAP Peer Review scheme

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19, Sep, 2016

LAOL downtime - Monday 26 September

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14, Sep, 2016

SNSIAP Type I accreditation testing for advice providers to begin in November 2016

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07, Sep, 2016

Positive feedback from Solicitor Contact Line clients

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25, Aug, 2016

Survey for deaf and hard of hearing people to understand their experiences of civil legal aid

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23, Aug, 2016

Business Plan for 2016-17 published

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11, Aug, 2016

Subject Specialists recruitment for SNSIAP Moderation Committee

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18, Dec, 2015

SLAB's annual report for 2014-2015 published

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