Reforms and projects


This section describes our current projects.


Best value reviews:

Best Value Review of Civil Legal Assistance - stage reporting process

July 2011

Read the detailed proposals here

Best Value Review of Immigration and Asylum

June 2011

Read the report and research briefing

Best Value Review of Civil Legal Assistance - Regulation 18 (special urgency) work

March 2011

You can read the report here.

Best Value Review of Mental Health work

February 2011

Read the report here and the research briefing on the CLAO Inverness training day on mental health and the law.


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24, Apr, 2014

New help for families with children facing debt and money problems

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16, Apr, 2014

Children’s Duty Scheme – Easter arrangements

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16, Apr, 2014

Review of publicly funded legal assistance

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16, Apr, 2014

Easter opening hours and payments schedule

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10, Apr, 2014

Court and Police Station Duty Schemes Update

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09, Apr, 2014

Phone lines are fully operational

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08, Apr, 2014

Ongoing issue with phone services

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08, Apr, 2014

Issue with our phone system

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28, Mar, 2014

Legal Aid Online

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26, Mar, 2014

End of financial year payment dates for the profession

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14, Mar, 2014

Advocate Mark Strachan sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraud and attempted fraud

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03, Jan, 2014

Additional £280,000 for SLAB’s Making Advice Work programme

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27, Sep, 2013

Annual Report 2012-2013

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