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Criminal legal aid - what you need to know

The BSL videos below give information about criminal legal assistance. You can find this information in the Criminal cases section.

1. What do you need to know?

2. When and how do you contact a solicitor?

3. What do I need to take when I first see a solicitor?


4. When is it possible to use a duty solicitor?


5. Summary cases


6. Solemn cases


7. What if SLAB refuses to give me legal aid?

06, Jul, 2018

No access to SLAB website and LAOL from old operating systems after Sunday 2 September

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28, Jun, 2018

Three more agencies achieve SNSIAP accreditation for quality of casework and representation

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23, May, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

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09, Mar, 2018

Four new Board members appointed and two reappointed

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03, Nov, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17 published

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