2022

25 Apr 2022

SILE Advisory CPD-2022-3 (Compliance Audit for CPD Year 2021)

The SILE’s verification of compliance with CPD requirements for CPD Year 2021 will commence in May 2022.

21 Feb 2022

CPD Declaration for PC/FPC Applications in 2022

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 1966 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 2022. This advisory clarifies the appropriate declaration to be made by solicitors and s36B Foreign Lawyers seeking to apply for PCs or foreign practitioner certificates (‘FPCs’) in 2022.

31 Jan 2022

Waiver Applications for CPD Year 2021

If you are unable to fulfil your CPD requirements for CPD Year 2021 even with the Extension Waiver and any applicable Deemed Waivers, or if they do not apply to your situation, then you may consider applying for a waiver using the Waiver Application for CPD Year 2021 Form ahead of the renewal of your practising certificate/foreign practitioner certificate in 2022.

17 Dec 2021

Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2021

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education has implemented an Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2021. The extension period is from 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022. During the extension period, lawyers may attend CPD activities and obtain CPD points that can be applied towards fulfilling either their CPD points requirements for CPD Year 2021 or CPD points requirements for CPD Year 2022. Lawyers seeking to rely on the Extension Waiver must lodge a formal Extension Waiver Notice accessible through their ePortfolio accounts in the SILE CPD Centre.

15 Dec 2021

CPD Points Requirements for CPD Year 2022

This notice clarifies the CPD Points Requirements for Group 3 Lawyers, Group 2 Lawyers, Group 1 Lawyers and s36B Foreign Lawyers for CPD Year 2022.