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Covid-19: Suspension of Quality Assurance peer review schemes and compliance audit visits

31 March 2020

As a result of measures introduced to deal with the current pandemic, Quality Assurance Schemes and compliance audit visits are suspended for the time being.

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Covid-19: New interim payments guidance on submitting accounts

27 March 2020

New guidance for submitting interim accounts for work done to date, where the Covid-19 situation means there is little prospect of conclusion in the near future

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Covid-19: Custody courts and duty solicitors

26 March 2020

See the Sheriff and JP court arrangements during the Covid-19 pandemic, also includes information on duty swaps and police station duty attendance

Criminal

Covid-19: Registration still open for using agents to prison video link

25 March 2020

Find out how to sign up to use the video link to prisons run by the Scottish Prison Service.

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Covid-19: arrangements for applicant & opponent letters

25 March 2020

See our arrangements during the Covid-19 pandemic for alternatives to notifying applicants and opponents by letter for civil, criminal & children's cases.

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Covid-19: changes to paper account submissions

25 March 2020

See information for submitting paper accounts by secure email and for sending vouching or supporting information.

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Covid-19: Bank transfers rather than sending cheques

24 March 2020

See details for solicitors on electronically transfering principal sums or expenses settlements instead of sending cheques during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Covid-19: SLAB email contact addresses for solicitors

24 March 2020

See email addresses we've added to the solicitor section of the Contact us page so you can reach the relevant teams directly.

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Covid-19: Initial four-point plan to help address concerns of legal profession

20 March 2020

We have developed plans to help solicitors in the face of uncertainty and shifts in the operation of the justice system.

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Covid-19 update from SLAB chief executive

18 March 2020

An update from Colin Lancaster on planning for revised arrangements during the current Covid-19 crisis.