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All solicitor updates

Easter and spring bank holidays: Solicitor payment arrangements and office closures

23 March 2023

Details of payment dates and SLAB office closures for Easter on 7 and 10 April, May Day public holiday on 1 May and Coronation on 8 May.

Criminal

New common queries section to help with Criminal ABWOR cases

8 March 2023

We have added a new section to our legal aid guidance with answers to the most common enquiries we receive on Criminal ABWOR cases.

Civil

Fee applicable for framing citations in Adults With Incapacity and Children’s legal aid cases

6 March 2023

We have amended our legal aid guidance on the framing of court forms for citations in Adults with Incapacity (AWI) and Children’s legal aid cases

Vacancies

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

20 February 2023

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)

General

Customer Service Policy and Unacceptable Behaviour Policy

1 February 2023

Our Customer Service Policy and Unacceptable Behaviour Policy increase transparency of our performance and offer staff guidance for unreasonable behaviour

Legal Aid Online

Legal Aid Online: system unavailable 9-11pm on 1 February

31 January 2023

The online system will be system unavailable between 9-11pm tonight to allow us to implement bug fixes

Children's

Participation Individual’s at children’s hearings and pre hearing panels – ABWOR to be available

19 January 2023

The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023 come into force on 23 January 2023

All solicitor updates

New regulations to add to list of disregarded payments when assessing applications

19 January 2023

The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023 come into force on Monday 23 January 2023

Vacancies

Recruitment process underway for two non-legal Board members

12 January 2023

Applications are invited for two non-legal member roles on our Board, with expertise in audit, accountancy and strategic policy development required

General

Are you struggling to make payment to us? Call and see if we can help

20 December 2022

How to get in touch with us if you're having difficulties paying. It's always better to talk to us so we can try and help