St Andrew’s Day and festive closure, payment arrangements and emergency Helpline

Due to the St Andrew’s Day bank holiday, we will be closed on Monday 4 December, in line with all Scottish Courts and Tribunals, and the payment date for the profession will be as follows:

Payment Run Bank Credit Date
Tuesday 5 December Thursday 7 December

We have emergency Helpline arrangements in place for any urgent business that cannot wait until Tuesday 5 December:

  • For any urgent Criminal business, the number is 0131 560 2180.
  • For any urgent Civil or Children’s business the number is 0131 240 1894.

Please note our Thistle House office opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period:

Friday 22 December Open until 12pm
Monday 25 December CLOSED
Tuesday 26 December CLOSED
Wednesday 27 December Open (standard hours)
Thursday 28 December Open (standard hours)
Friday 29 December Open until 12pm
Monday 1 January 2024 CLOSED
Tuesday 2 December 2024 CLOSED

The following shows the payments dates over the Festive period:

Payment Run Bank Credit Date
18/12/2023 (Monday) 20/12/2023 (Wednesday)
20/12/2023 (Wednesday) 22/12/2023 (Friday)
27/12/2023 (Wednesday) 29/12/2023 (Friday)
03/01/2024 (Wednesday) 05/01/2024 (Friday)
05/01/2024 (Friday) 09/01/2024 (Tuesday)

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