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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.
25 Apr 2022
by Andrew Fraser, CAS Strong Communities team.
This article was first published in the Herald on 25 April 2022.
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.
17 Mar 2021
by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive.
This article was first published in the Herald on 17 March 2020.
Modernising Consumer Markets
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.
Publication date: March 2022
CAS has responded to a Scottish Government consultation on proposed increases to court fees in Scotland.
Publication date: February 2022
Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the consultation run by the Scottish Parliament's COVID-19 Recovery Committee
Publication date: January 2022
CAS has responded to the Scottish Legal Aid Board's consultation on civil legal aid financial eligibility assessment