Accessibility

Making it easier to access our services

Information on accessibility when contacting us, using our website and visiting our premises.

Telephone

Our general number is 0131 226 7061. Calls by BT Next Generation Text are welcome.

British Sign Language

ContactScotland – BSL: Scotland’s online BSL interpreting service.

Several of our leaflets have also been translated into BSL.

Where these are available they will have a BSL button. Please click on it to access the BSL video.

Our Website

We want our website to be as easy to use as possible. If you have any problems using it please let us know by calling 0131 226 7061 or emailing communications@slab.org.uk.

Text size

Throughout the website the text can be made larger by using the text sizer at the top of each page OR go to “View” in your tool bar at the top of the page then click on “text size” to choose your preference.

Other languages or formats

Information on how to use the BrowseAloud tool to assist in reading our website and linked documents in other languages, or to use the listening function is available on our Other languages and formats page.

Let us know what you think

We have tried hard to make this website as easy to use as possible. However, if you have any comments or feedback please email communications@slab.org.uk

Using your keyboard to move around the website

  • Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to scroll up and down a page.
  • To jump from the top to the bottom of the pages use the page up and page down buttons.
  • Use the tab button to go to the next form field, or hold down shift and press tab if you want to go back to the previous one.

Opening Word or Excel documents

If you do not have Microsoft Word or Excel you can download a free viewer from the Microsoft website (Viewers: Word or Excel).

Opening PDF documents

You will need to download Adobe Reader software from the Adobe website.   

Our premises

You can find out how to get to Thistle House and the accessibility features of the building here.

Firms registered to carry out legal aid work

Some firms who are registered to carry out legal aid work have provided us with accessibility information about their office. If applicable, you can find this information in the Accessibility tab on our Solicitor Finder.

Equalities

We are committed to the promotion of equality and to tackling discrimination – more information is available in our equalities and diversity section.