Admission as Advocates and Solicitors

 

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors - Mass Call 2016

Mass Call 2016 will be held over 3 consecutive sessions on Friday 26 August 2016 and Saturday 27 August 2016 at the Supreme Court Auditorium in the following sequence:

Session

Day/Date

Time

Session 1

Friday 26 August 2016

12.00PM - 2.30PM

Session 2

Saturday 27 August 2016

10.00AM – 12.30PM

Session 3

Saturday 27 August 2016

2.30PM – 5.00PM

 

Please click HERE for the Hearing List (updated 25 August 2016) indicating the assigned session for each applicant.

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

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Rule 26 LPAR

Monday, 2 May 2016

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Rule 27 LPAR

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

 

Abridgement Applications for Mass Call 2016

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 2016 has been scheduled on Monday, 22 August 2016, 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

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Rule 26 LPAR

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Rule 27 LPAR

Thursday, 11 August 2016

 

Mass Call 2016 - Briefing

The Mass Call Briefing will be conducted on Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 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 2016. 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.

 Please click HERE for a list of FAQs for Mass Call 2016.

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