Admission as Advocates and Solicitors

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors - Mass Call 2017

Mass Call 2017 will be held over 3 consecutive sessions on Monday 28 August 2017 and Tuesday 29 August 2017 at the Supreme Court Auditorium in the following sequence:

 

Session

Day/Date

Time

Session 1

Monday 28 August 2017

2.30PM – 5.30PM

Session 2

Tuesday 29 August 2017

10.00AM – 12.30PM

Session 3

Tuesday 29 August 2017

2.30PM – 5.30PM

 

The Hearing List indicating the assigned session for each applicant will be published on the Supreme Court Website by mid-August 2017. You may refer to the website nearer the date.

All applicants who intend to seek admission during this year’s Mass Call should take note of the following timelines for the filing of the requisite documents in accordance with the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2011 ("LPAR"):

Rule under which application is made

Last day to file OS (AAS)

Last day to file Call Affidavit

Rule 25 LPAR

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Rule 26 LPAR

Monday, 27 February 2017

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Rule 27 LPAR

Friday, 28 July 2017

Friday, 28 July 2017

 

Abridgement Applications for Mass Call 2017

Applicants who are not able to comply with the timelines prescribed by the LPAR as stipulated above may apply to the Court for abridgement of time. Hearing of abridgement applications for Mass Call 2017 has been scheduled on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, at 10AM.


Notwithstanding the application for abridgement of time, unless the Court otherwise directs, filing and service of the requisite documents must be completed by the time stipulated below, in accordance with paragraph 134 of the Supreme Court Practice Directions:

 

Rule under which application is made

Last day to file and serve Summons for Abridgement and Supporting Affidavit (if necessary)

Rule 25 LPAR

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Rule 26 LPAR

Saturday , 12 August 2017

Rule 27 LPAR

Saturday, 12 August 2017

 

Mass Call 2017 - Briefing

The Mass Call Briefing will be conducted on Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 9.00AM sharp in the Supreme Court Auditorium (Basement 2). Registration will commence from 7.45AM and all applicants must be seated by 8.50AM. Attendance at the briefing is compulsory for all applicants seeking admission at Mass Call 2017. Applicants who do not attend the Briefing will have their call applications fixed for hearing at the next call hearing scheduled after Mass Call. The briefing will take approximately an hour.

 

For more information on the FAQ for Mass Call 2017, please click HERE