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Scottish Government launches legal aid resilience fund
10 February 2021
The Scottish Government (SG) has opened the Coronavirus Resilience and Recovery Fund for Legal Aid, worth up to £9 million, for applications.
The fund is to assist legal aid firms and law centres that have had a reduction in legal aid business levels because of the restrictions in place.
There is full information on the fund on the SG website and a news release.
Firms can apply through an online form on our website.
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