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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. 

News

  1. 25 Apr 2022

    by Andrew Fraser, CAS Strong Communities team.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 25 April 2022.

  2. 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.

  3. 17 Mar 2021

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive.

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

Publications

  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. Publication date: March 2022

    CAS has responded to a Scottish Government consultation on proposed increases to court fees in Scotland. 

  3. Andrew Fraser

    Publication date: February 2022

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the consultation run by the Scottish Parliament's COVID-19 Recovery Committee

  4. Publication date: January 2022

    CAS has responded to the Scottish Legal Aid Board's consultation on civil legal aid financial eligibility assessment

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