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Criminal

Covid-19: Custody courts and duty solicitors

26 March 2020

See the Sheriff and JP court arrangements during the Covid-19 pandemic, also includes information on duty swaps and police station duty attendance

Criminal

Covid-19: Registration still open for using agents to prison video link

25 March 2020

Find out how to sign up to use the video link to prisons run by the Scottish Prison Service.

Criminal

Invitation to Scottish Government engagement events on jury research findings

6 January 2020

Find out how you can take part in a discussion on the implications of recent research and the potential for criminal justice reforms.

Criminal

Legal aid arrangements for the Sheriff Court summary criminal case management pilots in Dundee, Hamilton and Paisley

26 November 2019

Find out why SCTS are running the pilots and the specific legal aid arrangements for cases going through these areas.

Criminal

Legal aid arrangements for the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2019

7 November 2019

We are taking this opportunity to confirm how current legal aid provision covers these new arrangements.

Criminal

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor, PDSO Edinburgh

29 October 2019

Find out how you can join PDSO Edinburgh as a Criminal Defence Solicitor.

Legal Aid Online

Improvements to Legal Aid Online driven by first round of solicitor feedback

29 August 2019

Learn about and view screenshots of the improvements to Legal Aid Online.

Legal Aid Online

Block move/transfer cases option added to Legal Aid Online

18 April 2019

This update contains information about a new ‘Block solicitor transfer/firm moves’ option that will go live on Wednesday 24 April.

Legal Aid Online

New restricted access option on LAOL for law accountants

11 April 2019

We have now developed a third party access solution allowing you to restrict access for law accountants to specified cases only.

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The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019, to increase fees by 3%

9 April 2019

The increase was announced by the Minister for Community Safety, Ash Denham, as part of the Scottish Government’s wider response to Martyn Evans’s independent r