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SLAB welcomes launch of public consultation on legal aid

27 June 2019

The Scottish Government have launched its public consultation on legal aid.

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contactSCOTLAND BSL service extended

13 June 2019

The service, which is funded by the Scottish Government, is now available 24 hours a day throughout the year.

Legal Aid Online

Block move/transfer cases option added to Legal Aid Online

18 April 2019

This update contains information about a new ‘Block solicitor transfer/firm moves’ option that will go live on Wednesday 24 April.

Legal Aid Online

Option to refer account to Edinburgh/local agent added to Legal Aid Online

16 April 2019

An Edinburgh/local agent function will be available in Court of Session cases if you provided the Edinburgh agent details in the CIV/SOL application and these h

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New restricted access option on LAOL for law accountants

11 April 2019

We have now developed a third party access solution allowing you to restrict access for law accountants to specified cases only.

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The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019, to increase fees by 3%

9 April 2019

The increase was announced by the Minister for Community Safety, Ash Denham, as part of the Scottish Government’s wider response to Martyn Evans’s independent r

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New interim accounts process for payment of fees and outlays

3 April 2019

Following your feedback we have made changes so you can now submit more types of interim accounts online.

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Updated CRIM/COURTAPP form to allow for extended domestic abuse categories

2 April 2019

The new Domestic Abuse Act 2018, which came into force on 1 April 2019, has also extended the list of categories where the court can appoint a solicitor to act

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Chair and three board members re-appointed by Minister

1 April 2019

Ash Denham MSP, the Minister for Community Safety, has approved the re-appointment to the board of the Chair, Ray Macfarlane, and three members, Tim McKay, Mari

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Keycards for 2019/20 published

28 March 2019

These can be used for quick reference when you require information on the various eligibility limits, contributions and clawback levels.