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Doing the right thing, the right way

We provide advice and representation in all the relevant courts and tribunals in Scotland.

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Who are we?

Legal Services Agency (LSA) is a Scottish Law Centre and Charity committed to defending legal rights and using the law to effect social change.

We do this primarily through providing legal advice, assistance and representation to those who need it most. We believe that everyone is entitled to specialist legal advice when they need it and to have the right expert on their side when things go wrong.

Our work

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Housing

The Housing and General Court Department has six solicitors and a paralegal experienced in the field of housing, preventing homelessness and general social welfare law.

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Mental Health

LSA’s Mental Health Legal Services, provide specialist legal advice, assistance and representation to people with mental ill health, their relatives and carers. We offer a high-quality, experienced and holistic service.

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Criminal injuries

LSA can help you with your claim. In addition to standard CICA cases, LSA`s lawyers take up historic and complex cases, reviews and appeals, and victims of criminal convictions or the "same roof rule"

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Employment

LSA provides legal advice to help you understand your rights at work. We will guide you on all aspects of employment law, explaining clearly your options so that you can make an informed decision on a way forward.

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Benefits

We can assist you to obtain medical evidence to support your claim for benefits, and in some cases we can assist you to appeal a benefits decision that you disagree with.

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Training and CPD

As a registered CPD provider, we take a leading role in providing legal education through research, training, and publications on topical issues and underrepresented areas of information.

Get involved

You too can help make a difference to countless families by volunteering and working with LSA’s dynamic team. All it starts with is an application!

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Upcoming events

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