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Minister appoints Chair and three board members and two members re-appointed

24 April 2024

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety has announced the appointment of Dr William Moyes as the new Chair of the Scottish Legal Aid Board

Legal Aid Online

LAOL downtime scheduled: Tuesday 30 April, 5.30pm-7pm

22 April 2024

Access to Legal Aid Online (LAOL) will be unavailable from 5.30pm to 7pm on Tuesday 30 April for deployment and upgrades.


Vacancies – Senior Criminal Defence Solicitors

15 April 2024

We're looking for two Senior Criminal Defence Solicitors for full time, fixed term 18 month contracts, located at any of our eight offices.

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Solicitor Nicola Loughran excluded from providing legal aid

8 April 2024

SLAB's Section 31 Committee has ordered that Nicola Loughran, of Loughran and Co Solicitors, Glasgow, be excluded from the provision of legal aid

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Updates to Keycards for 2024-25

4 April 2024

Details of updates to legal aid keycards with Dependants’ disposable income allowances increased, effective from Monday 8 April 2024.


Changes to allowances for the Civil financial eligibility test

21 March 2024

Information on changes when assessing eligibility for civil legal aid - effective for applications received or with a computation start date on or after 8 April


Upcoming research with recipients of Children’s legal assistance

19 March 2024

We’ve commissioned independent research to explore the experience of children’s legal assistance and having a solicitor present at Children’s panel hearings.


Peer reviewers wanted for Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Sub-Committee (QAC)

14 February 2024

Solicitors and non-solicitors with an interest in civil legal aid and regulation are invited to join the Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Sub-Committee (QAC)


Policies and decision-makers’ guidance (DMG) for clawback in Advice and Assistance published

8 February 2024

We’ve published the next release of policies and decision-makers’ guidance (DMG) for clawback in Advice and Assistance as part of our GALA project.


Policies and guidance published for assessing income in civil financial assessment

25 January 2024

We’ve published our policies and decision-makers’ guidance (DMG) for assessing income in Civil Legal Aid as part of our GALA project