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e-Learning Programmes: Ethics in Practice and Legal Profession (Solicitors' Account) Rules'

Monday, Jan 6, 2020
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Course Information

 

1. Ethics in Practice

NOTE: Ethics in Practice is not available for registration currently. Should you require completion of the programme, please contact cpd@lawsoc.org.sg

Ethics in Practice is structured as a comprehensive programme using mini lectures and case-study discussions to provide an in-depth understanding of how complex professional ethics issues arise in a practice environment. Through interactive roleplaying exercises and videos, participants will learn how to make better ethical decisions and enhance their awareness of ethical issues that are embedded in real-life situations. To reinforce participants’ learning, a learning assessment will be conducted at the end of the programme.

Desired Outcome

By the end of Ethics in Practice, the participants will have an understanding of the following:

  • How complex professional ethics issues arise in a practice environment;
     
  • How to make better ethical decisions; and
     
  • How to enhance awareness of ethical issues that are embedded in real-life situations.

 

2. Legal Profession (Solicitors' Accounts) Rules


Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules is intended to equip practitioners with the essential foundation to understanding solicitor’s roles and responsibilities under the Legal Profession (Solicitor’s Accounts) Rules and the implications and impact of breach of these rules. It is structured as a comprehensive programme using mini-lectures and case-study discussions with our experts to enhance learning of key accounting principles and concepts every legal practitioner should know. A learning assessment based on the learning outcomes of the primer will be administered at the end of the course to gauge the extent of understanding of the registrant.

Desired Outcome

By the end of Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules, the participants will have an understanding of the following:

  • The rationale for rules made under Legal Profession Act relating to solicitors’ accounts;
     
  •  Key accounting principles and concepts; and
     
  •  Solicitor’s roles and responsibilities under the Legal Profession (Solicitor’s Accounts) Rules.

Important Information

Please read the following before registering:

For Practice Trainees:

  1. All Practice Trainees are required to register and complete 2 online learning courses:
     
    1.  e-Learning: Ethics in Practice and
       
    2. e-Learning: Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules
       
  2. Completion of the courses 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.
     
  3. For more information on the Practice Training Contract Guideline by SILE, please click here.
     
  4. All Practice Trainees are only required to register for ONE session on e-Learning: Ethics in Practice and ONE session on e-Learning: Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules and to complete the viewing and learning assessment within the date and time stipulated in the confirmation note. Strictly no extension is allowed.
     

For ALL Registrants:

  1. The confirmation note which will come in a form of an e-mail notification with the user ID, password and viewing instructions within 2 working days.
     
  2. Please note that you will have 3 days to complete each individual course.
     
  3. A learning assessment will be administered at the end of the course to gauge the extent of understanding of the registrant. The passing marks for the learning assessment is 80% and registrant is given 2 attempts to complete the learning assessment.
     
  4. Please ensure that the e-mail address provided during registration is correct. Do also check your junk/spam folder.
     
  5. Should you not receive the confirmation note within 2 working days after registration, please contact us at the e-mail provided below.
     
  6. Payment of registration is strictly by Credit Card/Paypal only.