Legal Professionals

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APPLICATIONS FOR PRACTISING CERTIFICATE FOR PRACTICE YEAR 2019/2020

Applications for a practising certificate ('PC') for the practice year 2019/2020 (1 April 2019 – 31 March 2020) will be received from 1 March 2019.

All applications are to be made through eLitigation. If your law practice does not have an eLitigation account, please make the application through the LawNet Service Bureaux.

You are advised to apply for your PC as soon as possible before the end of March 2019. A PC issued in the month of March 2019 for practice year 2019/2020 will be dated 1 April 2019.  

Please click here for more information on the application for a PC for Practice Year 2019/2020.

Supreme Court Practice Directions Amendment No. 4 of 2017 Amendment No. 4 of 2017 of the Practice Directions contains amendments to Part II and Appendix A of the Supreme Court Practice Directions. Please click here for information
Supreme Court Practice Directions Amendment No. 5 of 2017 Amendment No. 5 of 2017 of the Practice Directions contains amendments to Part II, Part XIII and Appendix A of the Supreme Court Practice Directions. Please click here for information.
Registrar's Circular No. 1 of 2018 RC 1 of 2018 - Issuance of the Admiralty Court Guide
New! Electronic Practice Directions (Beta) The Supreme Court electronic Practice Direction has moved to an OpenDoc platform. For more information, please click here.
SICC Practice Directions Amendment No. 1 of 2018 Amendment No. 1 of 2018 of the Singapore International Commercial Court Practice Directions contains amendments to Parts II,IV, VIII, IX, XVI, XVIII, XIX, XXII, XXIII, Appendixes A, B, C and D. For more information on the amendments, please click here.
Law Society Council Elections held on 24 October 2018 – Request for waiver under section 50(2) of the Legal Profession Act

Law Society Council Elections held on 24 October 2018

 

(For the attention of Advocates and Solicitors in the JUNIOR Category, who have in force a practising certificate on 11 October 2018 (nomination day).

 

The Law Society of Singapore has informed the Registrar that practitioner members in the JUNIOR Category are required to vote in the Law Society Council Election held on 24 October 2018 (“election day”). Please note that under the Legal Profession Act, voting is compulsory and practitioner members in the above category who fail to vote on election day may not be entitled to apply for a  practising certificate.

 

Practitioner members in the above category who are not in Singapore on election day, or have a good and sufficient reason for not voting, may seek a waiver from the voting requirement after 24 October 2018 from the Registrar, Supreme Court. For details on how to apply, please click here.

 

Supreme Court Practice Directions Amendment No. 3 of 2018 Amendment No. 3 of 2018  of the Practice Directions contains amendments to Part II, Part VIII, Part XVI and Appendix B of the Supreme Court Practice Directions.

Please click here for more information.