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Welcome to the Law Society Continuing Professional Development Portal - a convenient one-stop point for your learning needs.

Upcoming Events

State Courts Bar Room (map)
Public CPD Points: 1.0 Points per module  Practice Areas: Crime      Training Level: General The third run of the Criminal Law Training Programme 2017 (“Programme”) will continue to serve CLAS Fellows, active CLAS volunteers and other practitioners wishing to develop or improve their criminal practice knowledge and skills. Free or subsidised access to the various lessons will be made available to active CLAS volunteers. The Programme will incl...
ABOUT THIS COURSE Legal Profession (Solicitors' Accounts) Rules is conducted by the Law Society of Singapore. Completion of the Course fulfils the guidelines issued by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (previously the “Board of Legal Education”) for purpose of the SILE’s Guidelines for Practice Training Contracts issued (with effect from 3 May 2011) pursuant to Rule 23 of the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2011. From 2017, Legal Profession (Solicitors' Acc...
Law Society of Singapore - Amicus Room Lvl 2 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: Module 1 - 1.5 Points , Module 2 - 1.0 Point , Module 3 - 1.5 Points , Module 4 - 1.0 Points and Module 5 - 1.5 Points Practice Area: Civil Procedure Training Level: General IMPORTANT NOTE: PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING *SkillsFuture Credit is applicable for this programme Skillsfuture is only applicable for those who *attend and complete all 5 modules. To submit a claim using Skillsfuture, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit/submit-a-claim . SkillsF...
The State Courts of Singapore - 1 Havelock Square Singapore 059724 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 18 points  Practice Area: Civil Procedure  Training Level: Intermediate IMPORTANT NOTE: PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING 1. *SkillsFuture Credit is applicable for this programme* SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans, 25 years and above, and is a self-sponsored individual, the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Individuals who attend this programme may apply their...
55 Market Street Singapore 048941, #03-01 Conferen (map)
No of Public CPD Points: 1.5 Practice Area:Government Training Level: General ABOUT THE SEMINAR   The Public and International Law Committee of The Law Society of Singapore is pleased to present the 'Seminar on Public Interest Lawyering’. The seminar will be presented by an esteemed panel, including Remy Choo Zheng Xi, Director, Peter Low & Choo LLC & Eugene Thuraisingam, Partner, Eugene Thuraisingam LLP. Mr Remy Choo share his experience as working on an...
55 Market Street, Level 3 (Conference Room 2), Singapore 048941 (map)
Public CPD Points: 2.0 Points  Practice Areas: Professional Skills Training Level: General ABOUT THIS SEMINAR Today’s law firms are experiencing a new breed of lawyers — tech-savvy, mobile, and with new expectations of how information should be available, delivered and managed. The proliferation of mobile devices puts pressure on firms to find new ways of working and using technology to improve productivity and client service.  But as cloud technology gains fast trac...
137 Cecil Street, Level 3, Singapore 069537 (map)
Public CPD Points: 1.5 Practice Area: Corporate/ CommercialTraining Level: General [REGISTRATION CLOSED] The stamping of Share Purchase Agreements and the effect of the recent amendments to Section 22(1)(b) of the Stamp Duties Act With the deletion of the words “stocks and shares” from Section 22(1)(b) of the Stamp Duties Act with effect from 11 March 2017, sales and purchase agreements (“SPAs”) for stocks and shares are now stampable. Not many practit...
The Joyden Hall, 201 Victoria Street, Bugis+, #07- (map)
Public CPD Points: TBC (Day 1) & TBC (Day 2) Practice Area: Other Training Level: General About the Conference The legal profession in Singapore is facing a period of transformation. Globalisation, technology, evolving client expectations, and competition from non-traditional service providers are the main drivers of this change. The changes taking place are not unique to Singapore. 2017 is the Jubilee year of the Law Society of Singapore and it is timely for us to take a...
137 Cecil Street, Level 3, Toyko Room 1 Singapore (map)
Public CPD Points: 1.5  Practice area: Corporate/ Commercial Training Level: General  About the Seminar In January this year, Parliament passed legislative amendments that introduced a legal framework for third party funding (“TPF”) in international arbitration in Singapore. TPF was previously prohibited under Singapore law (except in the limited context of insolvency). The amendments abolish the common law tort of champerty and maintenance and confirm that TPF is not c...
55 Market Street Singapore 048941, Level 3, Rm 2 (map)
The Legal Secretarial Course is suitable for staff working in a Singapore Law Practice who wish to understand the foundations and basics of being a legal secretary. This course has been enhanced to cover more aspects of law practice and the legal environment, and aims to provide valuable legal knowledge and the practical skills from a practitioner’s perspective.  Participants will gain a better appreciation of the context and parameters of their work in a law practice which will ...
Law Society of Singapore - Amicus Room Lvl 2 (map)
Public CPD Points: 3 (TBC) Practice Area: Professional Skills Training Level: General  Lawyers are used to dealing with conflict. And a lot of the time, it is about the substance of the conflict or the relationship issues between the parties. Sometimes, we even broadly refer to "personality clashes" as a one of the contributors to conflict. However, we often do not examine, from a cognitive perspective, what personality conflicts are, how they arise and how one can navigate them. This w...
55 Market Street Singapore 048941, Level 3 Conference Rm 1 (map)
Public CPD Points: 2.0 points   Practice Areas: Professional Skills Training Level: General ABOUT THIS SEMINAR Managing clients in a professional services practice is never easy, particularly when confronted by a challenging client, be it a client who is overly aggressive or demanding, secretive, hostile, vengeful, mentally ill or one who is unwilling to accept advice rendered. How do you go about identifying and understanding their motivations? What practical steps can you take...
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre - Level 3, Cassia Main Ballroom (map)
*SkillsFuture Credit is application for this conference SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans, 25 years and above, and is a self-sponsored individual, the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Individuals who attend this programme may apply their S$500.00 SkillsFuture credit (or any part thereof) to offset the cost of attending the programme. For more information, please refer to www.skillsfuture.sg...
55 Market Street, #03-01, Spore 048941 (Room 3) (map)
Public CPD Points: 18.0 (TBC)Practice Area: Family Training Level: Intermediate ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME  Making and carrying out decisions relating to the care of and access to children with a spouse or an ex-spouse are some of the biggest challenges faced by parties in separation or divorce. For highly acrimonious parties, co-parenting is fraught with difficulties and presents a great strain not only on the mother and father, but on the child or children as well. ...
Law Society of Singapore - Amicus Room Lvl 2 (map)
Public CPD Points: 18.0 (TBC)Practice Area: Family Training Level: General ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME  This three-day workshop will comprise of the intermediate and advanced training for Parenting Coordination. This course is designed for participants who had completed the Basic Parenting Coordination Training Programme. Priority will be given to participants who completed the Basic Parenting Coordination Training Programme in 2016. Parenting Coordination – In...
Module 1,2&5: Law Society, Module 4: Cecil Street & Module 5:Temasek Polytechnic (map)
About the Course  No law practice or legal department can operate effectively without paralegals and legal support staff. In recognition of their important role, the Law Society of Singapore and Temasek Polytechnic have developed a foundational certificate course on various aspects of Procedural and Substantive Law and Practice Management specifically designed for these stakeholders. This course has also been enhanced to cover more aspects of Law Practice and the legal environoment. 3 new ...

Law Society's Training Roadmap for Members

Nuts and Bolts for the Learning Lawyer - this focuses on developing a firm foundation for basic skills required by new practitioners and those who wish to develop their skills in an existing practice area or to practise in a new practice area.

Latest Developments for the Busy Practitioner - this focuses on giving practitioners quick legal updates on case law and legislation and their implications in core areas of practice such as civil practice, corporate practice, conveyancing practice, criminal practice, family law practice and insolvency law practice.

Practice Management for the Savvy Practitioner -  this focuses on imparting practice knowledge and techniques to assist practitioners to manage and develop their law practices.

New Frontiers for the Cutting Edge Lawyer - this focuses on giving practitioners an insight into specialized and emerging areas of practice.

Legal Courses for Law Firm Staff - this focuses on supporting law firms through the delivery of knowledge, techniques and skills developments courses for law firm staff.