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Offices closed Monday 2 December 2019
28 November 2019
Our offices will be closed on Monday 2 December 2019 for a public holiday.
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.
Section 2 of the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers updated
25 November 2019
View the updated version of section 2 relating to competences for advisers.
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.
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.
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.
VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor, PDSO Edinburgh
29 October 2019
Find out how you can join PDSO Edinburgh as a Criminal Defence Solicitor.
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.
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.
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.