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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017

SLAB to take part in Earth Hour 2017

We will be joining with hundreds of millions of people across the world on Saturday 25 March by participating in this year’s Earth Hour.

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

Serious concerns raised over methodology, analysis and underlying data in Law Society’s financial health report

We have already pointed out major errors, some of which the Society has corrected, but the report still presents an inaccurate and misleading picture.

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Monday, Feb 06, 2017

Consultation launched on a revised Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance

A consultation has been launched on a revised Code of Practice in relation to Criminal Legal Assistance.

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Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

SLAB welcomes independent strategic review of legal aid

The Scottish Government has announced an independent review of legal aid and the setting up of an expert advisory group, which includes Colin Lancaster, the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s chief executive.

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Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017

Change to CLAO email addresses

The email address format for CLAO staff and offices has been updated and now ends in Please update your records to ensure you use the new format addresses.

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Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017

Invitation for criminal legal aid solicitors to give feedback on satisfaction with SLAB services

We are undertaking a survey with criminal legal aid solicitors exploring their satisfaction with the services provided by SLAB.

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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

LSA event - ‘Children’s Hearings and Getting it Right for Every Child’

The Legal Services Agency (LSA) have organised a seminar on 26 January to provide training on the Children’s Hearing system, child development and communicating with young people.

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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016

Management of confidential correspondence from solicitor to prisoners

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is reminding solicitors of the need to ‘double envelope’ any correspondence which is sent to clients who are in custody, with a covering letter to the prison governor.

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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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