2021

22 Feb 2021

CPD Declaration for PC/FPC Applications in 2021

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 2021. 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 2021.

01 Feb 2021

Waiver Application for CPD Year 2020

If you are unable to fulfil your CPD requirements for CPD Year 2020 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 2020 Form ahead of the renewal of your practising certificate/foreign practitioner certificate in 2021.

21 Dec 2020

Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2020

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education has implemented an Extension Waiver for CPD Year 2020. The extension period is from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021. 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 2020 or CPD points requirements for CPD Year 2021. 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.

14 Dec 2020

Notice on Accredited Webinars in CPD Year 2021

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.

14 Dec 2020

CPD Points Requirements for CPD Year 2021

This notice clarifies the CPD Points Requirements for Group 3 Lawyers, Group 2 Lawyers, Group 1 Lawyers and s36B Foreign Lawyers for CPD Year 2021.