Members of the public

Make a general enquiry or contact a specific team

How to contact us by telephone, email or post.

Eligibility enquiries

Find out how to contact us to learn more about eligibility for civil legal aid.

Send information (make a representation) about a case you are involved in

Send us information about a case in which you are an opponent.

Access to information

How to request your own personal information or get information about us

Report a suspected legal aid fraud

If you suspect someone is receiving legal aid fraudulently, please use the form we have provided to give as much information as you can.

Report a data breach

Tell us if you have concerns that personal data has been subject to a data breach.

Solicitors

The easiest way to contact a member of staff in our applications of accounts teams about a case is through Legal Aid Online.

Speak to a specific team or department

Find out dialling shortcuts to easily speak to a member of staff in your desired team.

Submit a representation on behalf of my client

Send us information about a case your client is an opponent in.

LAOL: contact us and feedback

Get contact details for LAOL technical help. Provide feedback on LAOL, request callback or add firm administrator.

Request legal aid marketing materials

Find out how to receive a legal aid logo or window stickers.

Visiting SLAB

Accessibility information about our head office and details about travelling here are also available.

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Thistle House
91 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh Scotland EH12 5HE DX555250, Edinburgh 30

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Thistle House
91 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh Scotland EH12 5HE DX555250, Edinburgh 30

Media enquiries

Journalists with a media enquiry should contact:

  • David Montgomery – Media & Communications Manager (0131 240 1887 or by email)
  • Mark McKinlay – Communications Officer (0131 240 2034 or by email)
Out-of-hours media enquiries can be made on – 07887 633738
We also have a Twitter policy to manage our @ScotsLegalAid account.