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Latest News

 

Monday, Apr 01, 2019

Payment timetables - Easter and May holidays

The timetables for payments to the profession over Easter and the May holidays have been finalised.

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Monday, Apr 01, 2019

Chair and three board members re-appointed by Minister

Ash Denham MSP, the Minister for Community Safety, has approved the re-appointment to the board of the Chair, Ray Macfarlane, and three members, Tim McKay, Marieke Dwarshuis and Paul Reid.

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Friday, Mar 08, 2019

SLAB welcomes new legal aid advisory panel

The Scottish Legal Aid Board's Chief Executive Colin Lancaster and board member Raymond McMenamin have been appointed to the Scottish Government's legal aid advisory panel.

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Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

Legal aid applicant fined after pleading guilty to fraud

David Delargy pled guilty to legal aid fraud and was fined £330 in Edinburgh Sheriff Court last week.

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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018

Annual Report 2017-18 published

The Scottish Legal Aid Board’s annual report for 2017-18 published today shows that the total cost to the taxpayer of legal assistance in 2017-18 was £124.4m, down from £135.7m in the previous year.

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Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

SLAB welcomes publication of Scottish Government response to Legal Aid Review

We welcome the publication today of the Scottish Government’s response to the Legal Aid Review and the commitment it contains to preserving the scope and improving the operation of Scotland’s legal aid system.

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Friday, Oct 19, 2018

Make payment to us online through SLABPAY

he secure portal allows you to make either partial or full payment.

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01, Apr, 2019

Payment timetables - Easter and May holidays

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01, Apr, 2019

Chair and three board members re-appointed by Minister

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08, Mar, 2019

SLAB welcomes new legal aid advisory panel

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14, Feb, 2019

Legal aid applicant fined after pleading guilty to fraud

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12, Dec, 2018

Annual Report 2017-18 published

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