Quality assurance scheme

Solicitors registered to provide legal aid services are subject to a quality assurance scheme. This means that periodically their work is reviewed by a peer reviewer, who is another solicitor trained to do quality assurance reviews.

In this section

Civil quality assurance

Find out about the civil quality assurance scheme which is the responsibility of the Law Society of Scotland.

Criminal quality assurance

Find out about the peer review system for criminal legal aid solicitors and the different steps in this process.

Children's quality assurance

Learn about how the quality assurance scheme for children's legal aid operates.