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MANDATORY CPD SCHEME: KNOWING YOUR CPD REQUIREMENTS

Notice: CPD Year 2019 Points Requirement

  1. The following lawyers (including those practising as locum solicitors) will need to fulfil CPD requirements for CPD Year 2019, which runs from 1 January to 31 December 2019:
     
    1. Advocates and solicitors of more than 15 years' standing ('Group 3 Lawyers') - those admitted to the Singapore Bar on or before 31 December 2003;
       
    2. Advocates and solicitors of 5 to 15 years' standing ('Group 2 Lawyers') - those admitted to the Singapore Bar between 1 January 2004 and 1 January 2014 (both dates inclusive);
       
    3. Advocates and solicitors of less than 5 years' standing ('Group 1 Lawyers') - those admitted to the Singapore Bar on or after 2 January 2014; and
       
    4. Foreign lawyers registered under section 36B of the Legal Profession Act ('s36B Foreign Lawyers').
       
  2. For CPD Year 2019, the CPD Points requirements are as follows:
    Group 3 Lawyers Group 2 Lawyers Group 1 Lawyers s36B Foreign Lawyers
a. Holding a Practicing Certificate or foreign practitioner certificate for more than 8 months Will need to obtain 4 CPD Points. At least 2 must be Public CPD Points Will need to obtain 8 CPD Points. At least 4 must be Public CPD Points Will need to obtain 16 CPD Points. At least 8 must be Public CPD Points Will need to obtain 8 CPD Points. At least 4 must be Public CPD Points
b. Holding a Practicing Certificate or foreign practitioner certificate for more than 5 months up to 8 months Will need to obtain 4 CPD Points. At least 2 must be Public CPD Points Will need to obtain 8 CPD Points. At least 4 must be Public CPD Points Will need to obtain 4 CPD Points. At least 2 must be Public CPD Points
c. Holding a Practicing Certificate or foreign practitioner certificate for 5 months or less Do not need to obtain any minimum CPD Points

For more information on the CPD Year 2019 Points Requirement, please click here

To understand and check on your CPD points, please click here

For more information on private CPD points, please click here.  

For the list of Approved Committees under The Law Society of Singapore for purpose of claiming Private CPD Points, please click here.