Admission of Advocates and Solicitors

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors – Monthly Call 2021

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.

Year 2021

MonthHearing Date for applications for Admission as Advocates and Solicitors
January13 January 2021
February10 February 2021
March10 March 2021
April14 April 2021
May12 May 2021
July14 July 2021
 August23 & 24 August 2021
 September08 September 2021 
 October13 October 2021 
 November10 November 2021 
** Note: There is No AAS Hearing during the June and December Court Vacation

 

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors - Mass Call 2021

Mass Call 2021 will be held over 3 consecutive sessions on Monday 23 August 2021 and Tuesday 24 August 2021 and will be presided over remotely and conducted by means of a live video that is created using Zoom in the following sequence:

Session

Day/Date

Time

Session 1

Monday,23 August 2021

10.00AM – 12.30PM

Session 2

Monday,23 August 2021

2.30PM – 5.00PM

Session 3

Tuesday,24 August 2021

10.00AM – 12.30PM

The Hearing List indicating the assigned session for each applicant will be published on the Supreme Court Website by mid-August 2021. 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 Affidavit for Admission

Rule 25 LPAR

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Monday, 2 August 2021

Rule 26 LPAR

OS filed before 3 May 2021

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Rule 27 LPAR

Thursday, 22 July 2021

Thursday, 22 July 2021


Abridgement Applications for Mass Call 2021

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 2021 has been scheduled on Monday, 16 August 2021, 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

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Rule 26 LPAR

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Rule 27 LPAR

Tuesday, 10 August 2021


Mass Call 2021 - Briefing

The Mass Call Briefing will be held on Wednesday 18 August 2021 at 10.00AM and 2.30PM. Applicants will be informed of the allocated timeslot in due course.

Attendance at the briefing is compulsory for all applicants seeking admission at Mass Call 2021. 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, please refer to the FAQs here (PDF, 137.22 KB).