• Joint statement by SCTS and Edinburgh Bar Association

    Nov 02, 2021
    Following a constructive meeting between representatives of the Edinburgh Bar Association (EBA) and the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service we have agreed that it is unfortunate that the recent events have impacted on the courts and the excellent relationship between the parties.
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  • Open Letter to Edinburgh Bar Association - Edinburgh Sheriff Court

    Nov 01, 2021
    Solicitors who are attending court to take instructions, provide advice and represent their clients are essential to this and full access has been, and will continue, to be provided to court buildings and their clients held in custody.
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  • Phone calls scam

    Oct 20, 2021
    We have been informed that some members of the public have received phone calls purporting to be from Edinburgh Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court about outstanding payments. These calls DO NOT come from Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
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  • Monthly Information on Criminal Case Throughput for September 2021

    Oct 19, 2021
    The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service has published today the latest monthly workbook to show the throughput of criminal cases in our courts.
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  • COP26 contingency planning: further update

    Oct 14, 2021
    The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) continues to review plans for the management of court operations during the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP26) to be held in Glasgow – the biggest and most complex event ever held in Scotland.
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