Solicitor updates

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Interest payable on solicitor accounts

10 January 2020

Update on a decision in a case involving SLAB in which a solicitor is seeking payment of interest on amounts found due by the auditor

Criminal

Invitation to Scottish Government engagement events on jury research findings

6 January 2020

Find out how you can take part in a discussion on the implications of recent research and the potential for criminal justice reforms.

Civil

Stage reports no longer required in all situations

19 December 2019

Learn about the changes to civil stage reporting and when you need to make an unprompted report.

Criminal

Legal aid arrangements for the Sheriff Court summary criminal case management pilots in Dundee, Hamilton and Paisley

26 November 2019

Find out why SCTS are running the pilots and the specific legal aid arrangements for cases going through these areas.

Criminal

Legal aid arrangements for the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2019

7 November 2019

We are taking this opportunity to confirm how current legal aid provision covers these new arrangements.

Criminal

VACANCY: Criminal Defence Solicitor, PDSO Edinburgh

29 October 2019

Find out how you can join PDSO Edinburgh as a Criminal Defence Solicitor.

Civil

Survey of solicitors providing civil legal aid

18 October 2019

The survey will explore topics such as supply and demand, future developments and challenges to provision and communications and technology.

Children's

Your help needed tackling delays to start of children’s hearings

9 October 2019

Find out about some of the steps that have been taken to improve the running of Children's Hearings and how you can help.

Civil

VACANCIES: Civil Casework Solicitors, CLAO

1 October 2019

Find out about three vacancies in the Civil Legal Assistance Office for enthusiastic social welfare solicitors.

Legal Aid Online

Improvements to Legal Aid Online driven by first round of solicitor feedback

29 August 2019

Learn about and view screenshots of the improvements to Legal Aid Online.