REMINDER: application deadline for Children’s Duty Plan


Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

Firms wishing to take part in the 2017/18 Children’s Duty Plan, which begins in June, are reminded that they must submit applications no later than 19 May 2017.

It is a requirement that solicitors taking part in the Children’s Duty Plan must be PVG registered by Disclosure Scotland and have SLAB recorded on their PVG record as a registered body. Please see our previous update for details on how to get PVG registered.

Where applications for PVG registration are pending with Disclosure Scotland and you wish to participate in the next plan, we can only include your firm if on 19 May 2017 at least one solicitor is PVG registered. 

Further information and the application form for the 2017/18 duty plan can be found here. If you have any queries please contact Alison Brand, Team Leader Children’s Legal Assistance on 0131 240 1958 or email brandal@slab.org.uk


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