Criminal Duty plans
2 October 2020
All criminal duty plans have now been issued for the period October 2020 – March 2021.
These have been issued via email direct to the firms participating.
If you are registered on the plans and have not yet received your copy please contact:
Tracy Brown, Duty plans officer E: BrownTr@slab.org.uk
Consultation launched about our policy on ABWOR for the removal of disqualification from driving cases
25 September 2023
We have launched a consultation today about our policy on the ABWOR merits test which we apply in removal of disqualification from driving cases.
Report on findings from the Criminal Quality Assurance Scheme for Criminal Legal Assistance for 2019 to 2023
7 August 2023
Report setting out the statistics, issues, and findings from the Criminal Quality Assurance scheme for the four-year period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2023
Drafting solemn accounts prior to 29 April fee reform changes
12 April 2023
This update explains the transitional arrangements included in the 29 April changes affecting solemn accounts - and advises on halting drafting online accounts
New common queries section to help with Criminal ABWOR cases
8 March 2023
We have added a new section to our legal aid guidance with answers to the most common enquiries we receive on Criminal ABWOR cases.