Support Schemes

To address the various needs of our members

Relational Mentorship

This scheme aims to provide mentor upon request with a focus on the psychological well-being of young practitioners.

Member's Assistance & Care Helpline

Under this one-stop referral and information service, members may call to speak confidentially on ethical issues at work or problems which may affect work.

Practice Consult

Under this scheme, a legal practice management consultant offers guidance and advice on practice risk management, practice management issues or client relationships on a strictly confidential basis.

PracMentor

Under this scheme, the Society has collated a list of senior lawyers who have volunteered to provide advice and guidance to junior lawyers on various areas of law.

Mentoring Scheme for Small Firms

This is a mentoring programme where proprietors and partners of small law practices are mentored by experienced senior lawyers on issues relating to practice management.

LawCare

Are you facing personal problems and do not know where to turn to? Consult a counsellor under the LawCare scheme, a confidential counselling service administered in conjunction with the Counselling and Care Centre.

Defence Assist

To assist members facing disciplinary proceedings, the Society has launched an initiative called Defence Assist. Under this scheme, members facing disciplinary proceedings may seek legal assistance on disciplinary proceedings from fellow members who have volunteered to provide such assistance.

SCMediate

In the unfortunate event of a dispute between law practices, parties concerned may wish to consider mediation by a Senior Counsel. Under SCMediate, any Senior Counsel in private practice will, upon request and subject to his availability, act as mediator to mediate a dispute between law practices without charge where the total time spent does not exceed half a day.

Cost Dispute Resolve

This scheme aims to provide an alternative avenue for member, their clients and third parties to resolve disputes on legal costs amicably and economically.

Welfare Fund

The Society administers a Fund to assist members, former members and their dependants in financial hardship.

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