2020

26 May 2020

Compliance Audit for CPD Year 2019

The SILE’s verification of compliance with CPD requirements for CPD Year 2019 will commence in May 2020 (‘CPD Compliance Audit’). 

08 May 2020

Notice on Accreditation of Webinars & Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2020

SILE has extended the accreditation of eligible webinars beyond 30 June 2020. Additionally, an Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2020 will be made available for lawyers who are unable to fulfil their CPD Year 2020 Points requirements by 31 December 2020.

06 Mar 2020

CPD Declaration for PC/FPC Applications in 2020

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 2020. 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 2020.

02 Mar 2020

Notice on Accredited Webinars

In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, SILE will be accrediting eligible webinars to allow lawyers to obtain Public CPD Points without physically attending activities.

13 Feb 2020

Notice on COVID-19 Outbreak

This notice concerns the COVID-19 outbreak

03 Feb 2020

Waiver Applications for CPD Year 2019

If you are unable to fulfil your CPD requirements for CPD Year 2019 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 2019 Form ahead of the renewal of your practising certificate/foreign practitioner certificate in 2020.

13 Dec 2019

CPD Points Requirements for CPD Year 2020

This notice clarifies the CPD Points Requirements for Group 3 Lawyers, Group 2 Lawyers, Group 1 Lawyers and s36B Foreign Lawyers for CPD Year 2020.

12 Dec 2019

Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2019

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education will be implementing an Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2019. The extension period is from 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020.

12 Dec 2019

Group 1 lawyers can obtain CPD Points for speaking

For CPD Year 2020, Group 1 Lawyers will also be able to obtain CPD Points for speaking or teaching at CPD Activities.