Covid-19: Civil Legal Aid payments
7 October 2020
If your client has civil legal aid and has had a change in their financial circumstances or is having difficulty in making their payments to us please ask them to contact our Civil Finance Team at
If you have any queries on the update, please contact:
Cindy Morrice, Civil Finance Manager
Judicial expenses claims can now be made online
10 May 2022
Online claims can now be made when you are accepting judicial expenses. From 1 June 2022, paper synopsis will no longer be accepted. See our guidance.
Research with recipients of civil legal assistance
26 January 2022
Independent research commissioned with people who have had civil legal aid or civil advice and assistance to explore satisfaction and improve experience.
Upcoming research with people who contacted the Civil Legal Assistance Office
21 October 2021
Independent research commissioned with clients of the Civil Legal Assistance Office (CLAO) and people who contacted CLAO with a civil legal problem.
Determination provides cover for representation before the First-tier Tribunal (Asylum Support)
15 September 2021
We have updated our legal aid guidance with information on the determination issued in terms of section 4(2)(c) of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Thistle House 91 Haymarket Terrace
DX555250, Edinburgh 30
MyGov.Scot Legal Aid
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