All solicitor updates
1 August 2022
Seeking the views of the profession in a consultation on how we identify ‘unusual’ requests to approve civil legal aid work of an unusual nature.
Legal Aid Online
20 July 2022
Access to Legal Aid Online (LAOL) will be unavailable 7pm-9pm on Thursday 4 August to allow for essential upgrade maintenance.
1 July 2022
The Law Society of Scotland are currently recruiting solicitors and non-solicitors to become members of their Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Sub-Committee.
22 June 2022
We have changed the number to ring for the out of hours Advice and Assistance. Please note that from 31 July, the mobile phone number will be withdrawn.
17 June 2022
As part of our public sector equality duty we have improved access to legal assistance for service users requiring additional communications support.
16 June 2022
The correct procedure for applying ABWOR for legal representation of siblings seeking to exercise their rights under section 25 of Children (Scotland) 2020 Act