Tag Archives: Scottish Legal Aid Board

A big SLAB of advice and assistance

Credit where credit is due.  The Scottish Legal Aid Board have been extremely helpful this week.  Thank you, SLAB!

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Manifestos on civil justice etc.

As you will no doubt be aware, the campaign for the 2011 Scottish Parliamentary election is now underway.  As far as I can see, not all of the manifestos have been launched yet, but I thought I start with those … Continue reading

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Council rebuked for failings in parental involvement

One of my cases was featured in The Herald today, under the heading “Council failed parents over headteacher appointments.”  The article sets out the Scottish Government‘s formal response to complaints by parent councils in Glasgow about a failure by the … Continue reading

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Law Centres Update 4

Another round up of what’s been happening in Law Centres across the UK. Continue reading

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Board Beyond Belief

You can now read my exciting and groundbreaking review of the Scottish Legal Aid Board‘s website in this month’s Journal. The review is called “Help where it’s needed?” and contains some constructive criticism of the site. One SLAB insider called … Continue reading

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Legal Aid lawyers earn money from Legal Aid shocker!

More news in the Sunday papers about the evil Glasgow Bar association. Hot on the heels of revelations that the GBA had hired a PR firm (No!), is the news that a number of the lawyers involved in the GBA … Continue reading

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