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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.

General

Non-solicitor vacancy on the Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Committee

30 October 2019

The Law Society of Scotland are currently recruiting a non-solicitor to become a member of their Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Committee.

Criminal

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor, PDSO Edinburgh

29 October 2019

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

Civil

Survey of solicitors providing civil legal aid

18 October 2019

The survey will explore topics such as supply and demand, future developments and challenges to provision and communications and technology.

General

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.

Children's

Your help needed tackling delays to start of children’s hearings

9 October 2019

Find out about some of the steps that have been taken to improve the running of Children's Hearings and how you can help.

General

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

Civil

VACANCIES: Civil Casework Solicitors, CLAO

1 October 2019

Find out about three vacancies in the Civil Legal Assistance Office for enthusiastic social welfare solicitors.

General

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

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.

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