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Spotlight on: Legal

Citizens advice bureaux are a key part of the wider landscape of publicly funded legal advice, helping clients with thousands of legal issues each year and resolving thousands of issues before they reach the legal stage. Bureaux operate nine in-court advice projects across the country and represent clients at thousands of tribunals and court cases each year. 


  1. 18 Oct 2021

    Scottish Government has published a consultation on the regulation of legal services and CABs are invited to participate in the focus groups outlined in the attached.

  2. 17 Mar 2021

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 17 March 2020.

  3. 3 Mar 2021

    by Sarah McDermott, Senior policy officer (Strong Communities team)

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 3 March 2021.


  1. Modernising Consumer Markets
    Gail Walker

    Publication date: July 2018

    CAS welcomes the Consumer Green Paper and a stronger push by the UK government for greater simplicity, transparency and fairness for those that purchase and use goods and services.

  2. Andrew Fraser

    Publication date: December 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government's Legal Services Regulation Reform in Scotland consultation

  3. Publication date: November 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation on COVID recovery 

  4. Andrew Fraser

    Publication date: November 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the Scottish Civil Justice Council consultation on Rules Covering the Mode of Attendance at Court Hearings

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