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Consultation launched about application of the Interests of Justice test in summary criminal sheriff court proceedings

1 October 2020

Details on our consultation about how we apply the Interests of Justice test in summary criminal proceedings in the sheriff court and how to submit your views


Issue with telephone system

19 June 2020

We have been notified of a major outage to the Vodafone network which affected our phone system.


Solicitor account payments may be delayed due to system issues

11 June 2020

A technical problem has meant that some solicitor payments may not be received into bank accounts until Monday 15 June.


Covid-19: Help for people making payments to the Legal Aid Fund

8 April 2020

Steps we've put in place to help people with payments to make and what you can do if you're having problems due to the Covid-10 crisis.


Offices closed Monday 2 December 2019

28 November 2019

Our offices will be closed on Monday 2 December 2019 for a public holiday.


St Andrew’s Day and festive period payment arrangements

25 November 2019

View information about the payment dates over the St Andrew's Day and festive public holidays.


Short term disruption on calls to direct dial numbers on Tuesday 29 October

10 October 2019

Find out how to reach your desired team or member of staff during the limited disruption to our telephone service on Tuesday 29 October.


SLAB publishes response to consultation on Legal Aid reform

2 October 2019

News release on SLAB's response to Government’s legal aid consultation that focuses on possibilities for reshaping legal as a public service


Annual Report highlights importance of work to reform legal aid in Scotland

27 September 2019

See our Annual Report for 2018-2019, plus key statistics and legal assistance paid to firms, advocates and solicitor advocates


Redesigned SLAB website

22 August 2019

New website has gone live - more accessible, mobile-friendly and easier to navigate.