20 Apr 2018

Compliance Audit of CPD Year 2017

The SILE’s verification of compliance with CPD requirements for CPD Year 2017 will commence from May 2018 (‘CPD Compliance Audit’). This advisory outlines the process of the Compliance Audit for CPD Year 2017.

26 Feb 2018

CPD Declaration for PC/FPC Applications in 2018

Advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Singapore seeking to apply for a Singapore practising certificate ('PC') must make one of the three declarations set out under rule 8 of the CPD Rules in the online PC application form. Foreign lawyers seeking to apply for or renew their registration under section 36B of the Legal Profession Act must make one of the three declarations set out under rule 5(4)(e) of the Regulated Individuals Rules as part of their application in 2018. This advisory clarifies the appropriate declaration to be made by the various groups of solicitors and s36B Foreign Lawyers seeking to apply for PCs or foreign practitioner certificates ('FPCs') in 2018.

02 Feb 2018

Waiver Applications for CPD Year 2017

If you are unable to fulfil your CPD requirements for CPD Year 2017 even after relying on the Extension Waiver and any applicable Deemed Waivers, or if they do not apply to your situation, then you may consider applying to the SILE for a waiver using the Waiver Application for CPD Year 2017 Form ahead of the renewal of your practising certificate/foreign practitioner certificate in 2018.

12 Jan 2018

Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2017

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education has implemented an Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2017. The extension period is from 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018.

28 Dec 2017

CPD Year 2018 Points Requirements

This notice clarifies the number of CPD points which Group 3 Lawyers, Group 2 Lawyers, Group 1 Lawyers and s36B Foreign Lawyers must obtain for CPD Year 2018.