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New Civil policy and guidance published for assessing financial eligibility in Adults with Incapacity (AWI) applications

4 July 2024

We've published our policy and decision-makers’ guidance (DMG) for assessing financial eligibility in AWI applications as part of our GALA project


Response to A&A and ABWOR consultation published

25 June 2024

We have now published our response to our consultation on advice and assistance (A&A) and assistance by way of representation (ABWOR) policies.


Vacancy: Computing Engineer

10 June 2024

We are recruiting a permanent, full-time Computing Engineer to provide first line support to internal and external stakeholders, deadline 7 July 2024.

Legal Aid Online

LAOL downtime scheduled: Monday 17 June, 5.30pm-7pm

10 June 2024

Access to Legal Aid Online (LAOL) will be unavailable from 5.30pm to 7pm on Monday 17 June for deployment and upgrades.

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Closure of legacy systems means all new claims and accounts must be submitted using Legal Aid Online from 17 June 2024

7 June 2024

Guidance on changes as a result of the closure of the Financial Accounting & Management System (FAMs) and E-business


Vacancy: Collections Officer

27 May 2024

We are recruiting a permanent, full-time Collections Officer to manage and recover debts owed to the Scottish Legal Aid Board, deadline 10 June 2024.

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Solicitor Terence David Ruddy excluded from providing legal aid for three years

13 May 2024

The Section 31 Committee of the Scottish Legal Aid Board has ordered that Terence David Ruddy be excluded from the provision of legal aid.


VACANCIES: Part-time peer reviewers needed for Children’s Quality Assurance Scheme

8 May 2024

We are recruiting solicitors to join our panel of peer reviewers.

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May Day public holiday: Solicitor payment arrangements and office closures

2 May 2024

Details of payment dates and SLAB office closures for May Day public holiday on 6 May.


New Regulations: extending children’s duty scheme to cover movement restriction condition hearings; amending counsel’s fees for accommodation and subsistence and introducing fee for written submissions in criminal first instance proceedings

25 April 2024

Update on changes from the Legal Aid (Miscellaneous Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2024 (, which come into force on 30 April 2024