As our workloads have returned to pre-lockdown levels, we have now increased the number of mobile phones we are using while our main office and switchboard at Thistle House in Edinburgh remains closed.
This should make it easier for you to contact us about urgent cases.
If your call goes to voicemail, you will be advised of the other number(s) to ring. Alternatively, you can phone another number for the area of the department you need to contact.
The new numbers are listed on our Contact us pages. The contact page also has information for accounts and Legal Aid Online technical support.
The following numbers should now be used for the specific types of criminal applications:
In addition, you can still contact us by email on:
For more information, please contact Kingsley Thomas, Head of Criminal Legal Assistance. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 October 2020
Details on our consultation about how we apply the Interests of Justice test in summary criminal proceedings in the sheriff court and how to submit your views