Showing items: 61 - 70 of 312

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

General

Response to unusual work consultation published

20 December 2022

We have published our response to the consultation, outlining respondents’ views and confirming the change in policy we will be making.

General

Signs of recovery as applications, grants and payments rise – but legal aid reform needed for a sustainable future

14 December 2022

The publication today of our 2021-22 annual report shows the total cost to the taxpayer of providing legal assistance was £118.2m, up 19% on the previous year.

General

Research finds no evidence access to legal aid was significantly worse in early 2022 compared to pre-pandemic

13 December 2022

Results published from small scale review of the availability and accessibility of legal aid solicitors during Covid-19.

All solicitor updates

Reminder on our current requirement for signatures on Declaration Forms

12 December 2022

An update to confirm the current position with regard to signatures on declarations that has been in place since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

All solicitor updates

Festive period office opening times and solicitor payment arrangements

12 December 2022

Details of office opening times and payment dates over festive period.