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Criminal

Update on making three-way calls on the Agent to Prison VC link

23 June 2020

SPS can now accommodate three-way video link consultations with a maximum of three participants on each virtual visit.

General

Issue with telephone system

19 June 2020

We have been notified of a major outage to the Vodafone network which affected our phone system.

Children's

Children’s Hearings 12-month duty plans published

17 June 2020

Children’s Hearings Duty Plans for the next 12 months are now available. These plans cover the period 22 June 2020 to 25 June 2021.

General

Solicitor account payments may be delayed due to system issues

11 June 2020

A technical problem has meant that some solicitor payments may not be received into bank accounts until Monday 15 June.

Civil

Selecting the correct Category Code in cases seeking orders under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

8 June 2020

Improved guidance to help minimise delays when selecting category codes (AISA or AISAW) in Adults with Incapacity cases

Criminal

Covid-19: Court duty plans re-started for five additional custody courts re-opening

1 June 2020

We have updated the court duty plans for five additional custody courts the SCTS announced last week they were re-opening this Wednesday 3 June 2020.

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Covid-19 Equalities Statement

22 May 2020

We would like your feedback if you have been affected by or can otherwise identify any equalities impacts of the changes we have made due to Covid-19.

Vacancies

Vacancy: PDSO Inverness – Criminal defence solicitor

22 May 2020

An exciting opportunity for a criminal defence solicitor in PDSO Inverness. A secure and potentially long term career opportunity with highly rewarding work.

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Covid-19: Guidance on providing applicant financial information

13 May 2020

Guidance to help solicitors & clients when providing applicant financial information during Covid-19 for criminal, civil and children's legal aid

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May payment timetable – SLAB closed Friday 8 May 2020

5 May 2020

See the timetable for payments to the profession over the May holidays 2020.