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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

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...
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...
55 Market Street Singapore 048941, #03-00, Conference Room 1 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 2.0 Points Practice Area: Private Client Training Level: General ABOUT THIS SEMINAR Ideally, a non-contentious probate (NCP) application should be a simple, straightforward and problem-free exercise.After all, a NCP application is an ex-parte matter and there is no opponent to contend with, and the optimally, the solicitor acting for the applicant will also not have to attend at the FJC for a hearing or case conference at a...
55 Market Street Singapore 048941, #03-00, Conference Room 1 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 2.0 Points  Practice Area: Private Client Training Level: General ABOUT THIS SEMINAR In this second part of the series of Probate seminars, organised by the Probate Practice and Succession Planning committee of The Law Society of Singapore, our experienced speakers will be discussing on recent cases on Statutory Wills and AML / CFT issues in Trusts and Probate Practice. &n...
Supreme Court Auditorium (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 6  Practice Area: Family  Training Level: General The Family Justice Forum brings together eminent experts from the legal, psychological and social science sectors for a useful exchange and closer collaboration. This year, we focus on the family practitioner: the intricacies of practice, the complexities of the eco-system, and the significance of practitioners’ interaction with court and client. As distressed families seek access to justice, the court...
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...
SMU, School of Law, 55 Armenian Street, SOL Seminar Room 3.10 (Level 3) (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 2.5 Points Practice Area: Private Client Training Level: General ABOUT THIS SEMINAR The Law Society of Singapore and Singapore Management University - Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia is proud to organise the seminar on Guardianship Laws in the USA and Singapore. In the first part of the seminar, our distinguished speaker, Professor David M. English will be discussing on the new legislation - the Unifor...
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  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...
The Law Society of Singapore, 39 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058673 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: 12 Points (TBC) Practice Area: Professional Skills Training Level: General  In recent years, we have seen changes taking place in the legal industry, law firms and legal practitioners are no longer doing the same things they used to do. With the changing landscape of work, together with the new and emerging legal workforce, it is ever more important for law firm leaders to put in place talent management structures to manage and develop an engaged workforce...
Law Society of Singapore - Amicus Room Lvl 2 (map)
No. of Public CPD Points: Day 1 - 6; Day 2 - 6  Practice area: Professional Skills Training Level: General  REGISTRATION CLOSED. PLEASE EMAIL CPD@LAWSOC.ORG.SG SHOULD YOU LIKE TO BE PLACED ON WAITLIST. Negotiation is a key competency of lawyering. Yet many of us do not have formal training in negotiating. Often, we negotiate by acting instinctively (and often randomly), or emulating our seniors, or (perish forbid) model what we see on shows like Jerry Maguire or Suits. And through ...
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...
Law Society of Singapore - Amicus Room Lvl 2 (map)
Public CPD Points: 10 Practice area:  Alternative Dispute Resolution Training Level: Foundation ABOUT THIS SEMINAR This series of seminars has been organized to provide beginners with an overview on arbitration. Participants will learn about fundamental concepts and principles in arbitration, arbitration agreements, the role of arbitration institutions, arbitral tribunals and national courts, and the setting aside and enforcement of arbitral awards. The seminars comprise 4 sessions...
55 Market Street, #03-01, Spore 048941 (Room 3) (map)
Public CPD Points: 18.0 Practice Area: Family Training Level: Intermediate ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME [ELIGIBLE TO USE SKILLSFUTURE!] 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...
Law Society of Singapore - Amicus Room Lvl 2 (map)
Public CPD Points: 18.0  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 – I...
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.