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Friday date for legal aid conference
The Law Society of Scotland and Scottish Legal Aid Board ‘s annual legal aid conference takes place on Friday 7 November and Saturday 8 November at the Dunblane Hydro.
Cabinet Secretary for Justice Kenny MacAskill will address the delegates on current issues facing legal aid practitioners. Sessions will include summary criminal justice reform, summary criminal legal assistance reform, quality assurance in criminal work and civil fees, with reference to exceptional cases. There will also be a session on legal aid on-line and the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.
For bookings please contact the Society’s update department at firstname.lastname@example.org, or book online (there is a 10% discount for this) at www.lawscot.org.uk