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Chair and five board members re-appointed by Minister

15 February 2022

Ash Regan MSP has approved the re-appointment of Ray Macfarlane, Sheriff John Morris QC, Brian Baverstock, Stephen Humphreys, Raymond McMenamin, Lesley Ward


Research with recipients of civil legal assistance

26 January 2022

Independent research commissioned with people who have had civil legal aid or civil advice and assistance to explore satisfaction and improve experience.


Upcoming research with people who contacted the Civil Legal Assistance Office

21 October 2021

Independent research commissioned with clients of the Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) and people who contacted CLAO with a civil legal problem.


Upcoming research with recipients of criminal legal assistance

28 September 2021

Independent research commissioned with a sample of people who received criminal legal assistance in the past 16 months.


Website unavailable briefly this weekend for server update

6 September 2021

Our website will be unavailable for a short time on Saturday 11 September 2021 to allow scheduled maintenance by our hosting provider.


SLAB’s Inverness direct services are moving to a new office

1 June 2021

The Highland and Islands Civil Legal Assistance Office and Inverness Public Defenders Solicitors’ Office are relocating to a new shared office today.


Notification of publication of Records Management Plan

19 May 2021

We’ve published our 2021 Records Management Plan under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, complying with the Keeper of the Records of Scotland.


May Day and solicitor payment arrangements

29 April 2021

Our offices will be closed for the May Day public holiday on Monday 3 May 2021.

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Easter and May Day opening hours and solicitor payment arrangements

26 March 2021

View information about the payment dates over the Easter and May Day public holidays 2021 and opening hours.


Two new Board members appointed by Minister

16 March 2021

Ash Denham MSP, Minister for Community Safety, has announced the appointment of Gerry Bann and Brigid Whoriskey as new members of the Board.