Welcome to the CPD Portal

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

Upcoming Events

The State Courts of Singapore, Level 1 (Bar Room)
Public CPD Points: 1.0 Point per module    Practice Areas: Crime      Training Level: General This Criminal Law Training Programme (“Programme”) will serve CLAS Fellows, active CLAS volunteers and other practitioners wishing to develop or improve their criminal practice knowledge and skills. CLAS Fellows will have free access to the entire Programme and one day immersion programs at key criminal justice stakeholders will be integrate...
ABOUT THIS COURSE Ethics in Practice 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 2016, Ethics in Practice will be presented as an e-Learning programme. ...
Ethics in Practice and Legal Profession (Solicitors' Accounts) Rules is conducted by the Law Society of Singapore. Completion of the Course fulfils the guidelines issued by the Singapore Institue of Legal Education (previously the "Board of Legal Education") for purpose of the SILE's Guidelines for Training Contracts issued (with effect from 3 May 2011) pursant to Rule 23 of the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2011.   Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts’) Rules is inte...
The Joyden Hall, 201 Victoria Street, Bugis+, #07-01 (map)
Exploring Mediation - Insights and Practical Applications from Local Experts   Widely recognised for its cost savings and time efficiency, mediation is increasingly being adopted by the Courts, legal practitioners and disputants to resolve all manner of disputes. A few salient questions remain for those seeking to acquaint themselves with this up and coming mode of dispute resolution: How does mediation work, especially in the various dispute contexts? Why choose mediation othe...
55 Market Street Singapore 048941, #03-00, Conference Room 2 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 1.5 Points  Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution Training Level: General Arbitration has for a number of years now been trumped as the best option for the resolution of cross-border disputes, primarily because of the uncertainties surrounding litigation in domestic courts and the ease of cross-border enforcement of arbitral awards under the New York Convention.Leveraging on this, Singapore has built an enviable reputation as one of the world'...
The State Courts of Singapore - 1 Havelock Square Singapore 059724 (map)
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 S$500.00 SkillsFuture credit (or any part thereof) to offset the cost of attending the programme. For more inf...
Supreme Court of Singapore,Mediation Chamber 3&4 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 2 Points Practice Area: ADR Training Level: General About This Seminar The Supreme Court Practice Directions (Amendment No 1 of 2016) came into effect on 2 January 2016. The amendments to paragraph 35B on “Overview of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) for civil cases” now states that it is the professional duty of advocates and solicitors to advise their clients about the different ways their disputes may be resolved usin...
Supreme Court Auditorium (map)
CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY & BEYOND If the low crime rate in Singapore serves as a barometer, it could be argued that the criminal legal framework has acquitted itself well in serving as a handmaiden for the rule of law in the first half century since independence. However, just as societies evolve over time, so too the criminal legal framework must never remain static and must be continually reviewed, assessed and revised to take into account broader changes in wider society. Thi...
The Law Society of Singapore - 39 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058673 (Amicus Room) (map)
IMPORTANT NOTE – PLEASE READ AND ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE FULFILLED THE REQUIRED CRITERIA BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE WORKSHOPS. 1. Module 1 is open to all members of The Law Society of Singapore. 2. For participants who have taken Module 1 (or its equivalent) with SMC and it is within the 2 years validity period (i.e. completed Module 1 no earlier than September 2014), you may proceed to register for Module 2 directly. Otherwise, it is compulsory for you to register and attend both Modu...
The Law Society of Singapore - 39 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058673 (Amicus Room) (map)
IMPORTANT NOTE – PLEASE READ AND ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE FULFILLED THE REQUIRED CRITERIA BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE WORKSHOPS. 1. Module 1 is open to all members of The Law Society of Singapore. 2. For participants who have taken Module 1 (or its equivalent) with SMC and it is within the 2 years validity period (i.e. completed Module 1 no earlier than September 2014), you may proceed to register for Module 2 directly. Otherwise, it is compulsory for you to register and attend both Modu...
Supreme Court (map)
IMPORTANT NOTE – PLEASE READ AND ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE FULFILLED THE REQUIRED CRITERIA BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE WORKSHOPS. 1. Module 1 is open to all members of The Law Society of Singapore. 2. For participants who have taken Module 1 (or its equivalent) with SMC and it is within the 2 years validity period (i.e. completed Module 1 no earlier than September 2014), you may proceed to register for Module 2 directly. Otherwise, it is compulsory for you to register and attend both...

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.