Legal Professionals

Practising Certificate (“PC”) Applications pending in April 2016

Please note that:

  • PC applications submitted during the month of March 2016 will, when issued, be dated 1 April 2016. PC applications submitted during the month of April 2016 will bear the date of its submission when it is issued.

  • PC applications submitted during the period from 1 March to 30 April 2016 may take up to 3 weeks from the submission date to process. Please file your PC application early. 

Please also note that:

      • Under section 25(5) of the Legal Profession Act, "every practising certificate issued in the month of April shall be deemed to have been in force from the first day of that month".

      • In the event that your application for a practising certificate has been submitted and is pending processing, either by the Law Society or the Supreme Court, and you need to attend a hearing in Court, you may inform the Court of this and seek leave either to proceed with the hearing or for a short adjournment.