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About the Programme
No. of Public CPD Points: 5.0
Practice Area: Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Training Level: General
The 22nd Legal Practice Management Course is conducted by the Law Society together with The College of Law (‘COL’) for the online learning modules. Completion of this Course counts towards fulfillment of the requirement set out in section 75C(1)(a) of the Legal Profession Act. Delivered with lectures, this Course is taught by subject matter experts in law practice management.
The Course is structured as a comprehensive 1 day programme. Aside from the foundational session on law practice management, it includes topics of current relevance to practitioners such as professional ethics, anti-money laundering regulations, personal data protection and practice management essentials. This Course is vital for any member who wishes to start his own practice or to manage it better.
Access to the COL online modules will be available for participants from 13 February 2020 to 31 March 2020. Strictly no extension is allowed. An email from The College of Law with log-in details will be sent to participants with further access information.
If you are attending the Course as a mandatory requirement, please note that the Notice of Registration and Undertaking to Complete Course as well as the LPMC Registration Form should be submitted by 5pm, 31 January 2020 (Friday). The online form may be found here: http://www.lawsociety.org.sg/For-Lawyers/Running-Your-Practice/Forms
Please note that physical attendance for the entire duration of the course is required.
Please note that priority will be given to those attending the Course on a mandatory basis.
An “e-Certificate of Completion” will be issued to participants who complete the entire Course.
Who Should Attend
Section 75C of the Legal Profession Act requires a solicitor to have successfully completed a Legal Practice Management Course before he/ she can practice on his/ her own account or as partner or director of a law practice, unless the solicitor has already been in practice as a sole proprietor, partner or director before 9 March 2007.
This Course is also RECOMMENDED for any solicitor who wishes to acquire or brush up on skills relevant to setting up and developing a successful legal practice.