New Civil Online portal demonstrations

Mar 17, 2023

Solicitors and legal sector workers are being invited to attend a demonstration of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service’s new Civil Online platform.

The new portal has been developed to include the legislative change required for Act of Sederunt (Simple Procedure Amendment) (Miscellaneous) 2022/211 which comes into force on 31 May 2023.

The changes also include a new and improved login process which is being introduced in response to user feedback. Existing functionality available on the current Civil Online will continue on the new portal.

The dates to attend have been organised by sheriffdom. If you are unable to attend the session in your local sheriffdom, please feel free to attend another. The dates are as follows:

  • Glasgow & Strathkelvin – 18th April 2023 at 4pm
  • Grampian, Highland & Islands – 19th April 2023 at 4pm
  • Lothian & Borders – 25th April 2023 at 4pm
  • North Strathclyde – 26th April 2023 at 4pm
  • South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway – 9th May 2023 at 4pm
  • Tayside, Central & Fife – 10th May 2023 at 4pm

Please contact Gary White at to sign up for one of the sessions, specifying which date you’d like to attend. 

You can currently do the following on Civil Online:

  • Raise and defend Simple Procedure cases
  • Lodge documents in Simple Procedure cases up to 50MB
  • Track the progress of Simple Procedure cases
  • Submit documents (except initiating documents)for Ordinary actions up to 50MB
  • Submit Simple Procedure cases (if signed up) via bulk solicitor API
  • Submit caveats (by invite only, please contact the above email address to obtain access)

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