2019

18 Apr 2019

Compliance Audit for CPD Year 2018

The SILE’s verification of compliance with CPD requirements for CPD Year 2018 will commence from May 2019 (‘CPD Compliance Audit’). This advisory outlines the process of the Compliance Audit for CPD Year 2018.

20 Feb 2019

CPD Declaration for PC/FPC applications in 2019

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 2019. 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 2019.

04 Feb 2019

Waiver Applications for CPD Year 2018

If you are unable to fulfil your CPD requirements for CPD Year 2018 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 2018 Form ahead of the renewal of your practising certificate/foreign practitioner certificate in 2019.

02 Jan 2019

Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2018

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education has implemented an Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2018. The extension period is from 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.

10 Dec 2018

CPD Requirement for CPD Year 2019

This notice clarifies the CPD Points Requirements for Group 3 Lawyers, Group 2 Lawyers, Group 1 Lawyers and s36B Foreign Lawyers for CPD Year 2019.