Admission of Advocates and Solicitors

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors – Monthly Call 2019

All applicants who intend to seek admission as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore are to note the respective hearing dates for the said admission as set out below.

 

All applicants are to note the timelines for the filing of the requisite documents stated in the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2011 and are to ensure the documents are filed in compliance with the said timelines.

 

Month

Hearing Date for applications for Admission as Advocate and Solicitor

January

09 January 2019

February

13 February 2019

March

13 March 2019

 April

 10 April 2019

 May

 08 May 2019

 July

 10 July 2019

 August (Mass Call 2019)

 27 & 28 August 2019

 September

 11 September 2019

 October

 09 October 2019

 November

 13 November 2019

*June – Court Vacation, December – Court Vacation

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors - Mass Call 2019

Mass Call 2019 will be held over 3 consecutive sessions on Tuesday 27 August 2019 and Wednesday 28 August 2019 at the Supreme Court Auditorium in the following sequence:

 

Session

Day/Date

Time

Session 1

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

2.30PM – 5.30PM

Session 2

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

10.00AM – 12.30PM

Session 3

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

2.30PM – 5.00PM

 

The Hearing List indicating the assigned session for each applicant will be published on the Supreme Court Website by mid-August 2019. 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

Thursday, 27 June 2019

Monday, 5 August 2019

Rule 26 LPAR

OS filed before 3 May 2011

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Rule 27 LPAR

Friday, 26 July 2019

Friday, 26 July 2019

 

Abridgement Applications for Mass Call 2019

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 2019 has been scheduled on Monday, 19 August 2019, 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, 08 August 2019

Rule 26 LPAR

Thursday, 08 August 2019

Rule 27 LPAR

Thursday, 08 August 2019

 

Mass Call 2019 - Briefing

The Mass Call Briefing will be conducted on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 9.00AM sharp in the Supreme Court Auditorium (Basement 2). Registration will commence from 8.15AM and all applicants must be seated by 8.50AM. Attendance at the briefing is compulsory for all applicants seeking admission at Mass Call 2019. 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 2019, please click HERE.

Please click HERE for the Hearing List indicating the assigned session for each applicant.