The Bank Holiday on 28 August will affect BACS payments to the profession.
As Monday is a non BACS processing day at the bank, our Friday/Monday payment will be affected as below.
Payment Run Date
Bank Credit Date
No other payments will be affected, and we are open as normal.
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
UPDATED: New simplified application process for certain unopposed Guardianship orders under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, and reminder on the process to ask us to dispense with or postpone intimation to an opponent
18 January 2024
Following solicitor feedback we have introduced a simplified application process for legal aid applications for a Guardianship order under one of five sections