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Deadline for responses to legal aid accounts assessment consultation extended to 10 December

4 November 2021

We were asked to extend our consultation about assessing accounts submitted by solicitors and advocates to allow some stakeholders to give it full consideration


Legal aid payments for cases during COP26

28 October 2021

This update provides details of payment arrangements for nominated solicitors for COP26 related and non COP26 related offences

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Update on the legal aid fees for COP26 Cases & Non-COP26 cases at weekend courts

22 October 2021

Scottish Government agreed fees for nominated and duty solicitors providing advice and representation of COP26 related offences or non COP26 weekend courts.


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.

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Update: Change to Police Scotland Custody Reference Numbers

20 October 2021

Claiming fees for Police Station advice with Police Scotland National Custody System Unique Reference Number now a 7 digit number instead of 6 digit number.


Vacancy: Assistant HR Officer – Recruitment & Resourcing

1 October 2021

We are recruiting an Assistant HR Officer to play an essential role in supporting staff movements and providing recruitment expertise.


Upcoming research with recipients of criminal legal assistance

28 September 2021

Independent research commissioned with a sample of people who received criminal legal assistance in the past 16 months.

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Consultation launched about legal aid accounts assessment

24 September 2021

We are seeking the views of the profession and others in a consultation launched today about how we assess accounts submitted by solicitors and advocates.


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


Website unavailable briefly this weekend for server update

6 September 2021

Our website will be unavailable for a short time on Saturday 11 September 2021 to allow scheduled maintenance by our hosting provider.