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Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Office closed for St Andrew's Day holiday - Monday 27 November

Our office will be closed on Monday 27 November due to the St Andrew's Day holiday.

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Payment dates over the Festive period

Due to the public holidays over Christmas and New Year, payment dates for the profession will be altered.

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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Recruitment process underway for new Board members

The Scottish Government is advertising for four new members of our Board.

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Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Changes to SLAB’s approach to monitoring of legal services

Following consultation with the Scottish Government and SLAB’s Board, it has been agreed that in the coming year, we will move to a new model for the monitoring function.

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Evaluations of grant funding advice programmes published

Over 80% of people surveyed had their benefits and debt problems resolved after receiving advice from projects funded by the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service.

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Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

A final draft of an updated Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance has been submitted to Ministers for consideration and approval.

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Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

SLAB Corporate Plan 2017-20

The plan includes a new Purpose and Strategic Objectives for the organisation and covers a period of transition as we await the outcome of the independent review of legal aid in early 2018, and Ministers’ response to it.

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Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Non lawyer members required for Criminal Quality Assurance Committee

The closing date for applications is Friday 3 November 2017.

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Quick links

06, Jul, 2018

No access to SLAB website and LAOL from old operating systems after Sunday 2 September

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28, Jun, 2018

Three more agencies achieve SNSIAP accreditation for quality of casework and representation

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23, May, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

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09, Mar, 2018

Four new Board members appointed and two reappointed

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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