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Covid-19: Guidance on providing applicant financial information

13 May 2020

Guidance to help solicitors & clients when providing applicant financial information during Covid-19 for criminal, civil and children's legal aid

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May payment timetable – SLAB closed Friday 8 May 2020

5 May 2020

See the timetable for payments to the profession over the May holidays 2020.

Civil

Covid-19: Help us minimise disruption to property recovery/preservation payments when submitting a Civil paper account

30 April 2020

Guidance on information to send us with paper accounts in Civil cases involving property recovered or preserved to minimise any disruption to payments.

Civil

Covid-19: Civil issues identified during current crisis arrangements

29 April 2020

Highlights a number of issues that will help ensure your applications for legal aid are processed without delay.

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Covid-19: Existing interim fee provisions extended to Civil & Children’s legal aid

28 April 2020

Civil, Children’s and Solemn Criminal legal aid accounts added to those able to take advantage of our extended interim payment processes from 30 April.

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Further LAOL system improvements and enhancements

28 April 2020

See various LAOL improvements including to paper accounts, device displays, ABWOR expenditure limits & diet definition, and system security.

Civil

Success Fee Agreements and legal aid

24 April 2020

An overview of important points arising from a legal aid perspective in relation to the new provisions on Success Fee Agreements effective from 27 April 2020.

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Covid-19: Changes to payments to account for counsel and solicitor advocates

20 April 2020

Update explains changes to provisions as to when counsel & solicitor advocates can submit payment to account under Civil, Criminal & Children's legal aid.

Criminal

Covid-19: ABWOR grant now possible without physical calling of case

16 April 2020

Changes for Covid-19 to allow solicitors to grant ABWOR where not attending physical calling of case. Notice of further work on delegated solicitor and half fee

Civil

Covid-19: Fillable digital Form 2 available for civil applications during pandemic

8 April 2020

We have provided a fillable fields version of the civil financial Form 2 that can be emailed to clients to help during the Covid-19 crisis.