Admission of Advocates and Solicitors

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors – Monthly Call 2018

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

May

  09 May 2018

July

  18 July 2018

August (Mass Call 2018)

  30 & 31 Aug 2018

September

  12 Sep 2018

October

  10 Oct 2018

November

  14 Nov 2018

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

Admission of Advocates and Solicitors - Mass Call 2018

Mass Call 2018 will be held over 3 consecutive sessions on Thursday 30 August 2018 and Friday 31 August 2018 at the Supreme Court Auditorium in the following sequence:

 

Session

Day/Date

Time

Session 1

Thursday, 30 August 2018

2.30PM – 5.00PM

Session 2

Friday, 31 August 2018

10.00AM – 12.30PM

Session 3

Friday, 31 August 2018

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 2018. 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

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Rule 26 LPAR

Monday, 28 February 2018

Friday, 17 August 2018

Rule 27 LPAR

Monday, 30 July 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

 

Abridgement Applications for Mass Call 2018

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 2018 has been scheduled on Thursday, 23 August 2018, 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

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Rule 26 LPAR

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Rule 27 LPAR

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

 

Mass Call 2018 - Briefing

The Mass Call Briefing will be conducted on Monday, 27 August 2018, 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 2018. 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 2018, please click Here