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LAOL: Essential maintenance completed
17 April 2021
Essential maintenance to SLAB’s network has been completed ahead of schedule and Legal Aid Online (LAOL) is now available.
Our advance notice had advised that LAOL would be unavailable on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April but the early completion means it is now back online.
Thanks for your patience during this downtime and apologies for any inconvenience caused.
For any enquiries, please contact LOAL Support: firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal Aid Online
LAOL downtime scheduled: Tuesday 31 May and Saturday 11 June
16 May 2022
Access to Legal Aid Online (LAOL) will be unavailable 7pm-9pm on Tuesday 31 May and 8am-6pm on Saturday 11 June to allow for essential maintenance.
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.
New additional fee available at Easter holiday courts
12 April 2022
Easter custody courts held on Saturday 16 April eligible for new holiday court fee for solicitors representing accused person appearing from custody
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Easter, spring and Jubilee bank holidays: Opening hours and solicitor payment arrangements
11 April 2022
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