The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is headed by the Senate with Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon as President, and the Attorney-General, the Supreme Court Bench and key leaders of the various branches of the legal profession, as members. The day-to-day running of SAL comes under the Secretariat headed by SAL’s Chief Executive, Ms Serene Wee.
The work of SAL is largely driven by a 12-member SAL Executive Board which focuses on five key areas:
The Legal Education cluster comprises three divisions: Conferences & Seminars, Training (workshops & courses) and e-Lex (eLearning programmes).
Legal Publishing and Knowledge
The Legal Knowledge and Publishing cluster has the following functions: Academy Publishing, Law Reporting and Legal Heritage.
The Legal Development cluster oversees Professional Affairs, International Promotion of Singapore Law, Law Reform, Singapore Law Watch and SAL Scholarships.
The Legal Technology cluster developed and manages LawNet and the Electronic Litigation Systems.
Corporate Development and Services
The Corporate Development and Services cluster is in charge of Statutory Services (Authentication, Appointments, Membership and Stakeholding), Business Development, Communications, Finance and Treasury functions, as well as internal corporate services. It also undertakes the work related to the Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP).
SAL has three subsidiaries: the Singapore Mediation Centre, the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy and the Asian Business Law Institute.