Applicants should possess a minimum of 10 years’ experience as advocates and solicitors or as legal officers and have active practices involving substantial advocacy and other litigation-related work. Pursuant to section 30 of the Legal Profession Act, appointees are chosen by a Selection Committee comprising the Chief Justice, the Attorney-General and the Judges of Appeal. The names of all successful candidates will be announced by the Chief Justice at the Opening of the Legal Year.
Further information is furnished in the guidance note which accompanies each application form.
Copies of the Application for Appointment as Senior Counsel 2018 may be obtained from:
Singapore Academy of Law
1 Supreme Court Lane
Please click here for a copy of the electronic form. Please complete all parts of the form and submit it to Singapore Academy of Law.
Applications close on 29 September 2017.