Come Create the Future of Singapore Law with Us
The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is the promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal community. We work with our stakeholders to set new precedents of excellence in Singapore law through developing thought leadership, world class infrastructure and legal solutions. Our mandates are to build up the intellectual capital of the legal profession by enhancing legal knowledge, raise the international profile of Singapore law, promote Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution, and improve the standards and efficiency of legal practice through continuing professional development and the use of technology. We do this by Creating Knowledge, Catalysing Ideas, Building Capability and Connecting Community.
As a body established by statute, SAL also undertakes statutory functions such as stakeholding services, appointment of Senior Counsel, Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public, legalization & authentication of private and public documents, and administration of the Wills Registry.
SAL presently has three subsidiaries – the Singapore Mediation Centre, the Asian Business Law Institute and SAL Ventures Ltd.
The legal industry is in the midst of a period of transition which is making the practice of law more challenging and uncertain for SAL's members. The work of SAL, as the promotion and development agency for Singapore's legal community, is also subject to this disruption.
While there are challenges, there are also opportunities. SAL and the new Chief Executive will play a leading role in capitalising on these opportunities.
SAL has embarked on a major organisational transformation programme that will position it to partner the Senate in developing Singapore’s strategy to lead the legal community in meeting the challenges of internationalisation, professionalisation and technology transformation. For details, read Chief Justice’s speech (( https://www.sal.org.sg/Newsroom/Speeches/Speech-Details/id/738) which was delivered at the SAL Annual Lecture on 11 October 2018. The Chief Executive will have full responsibility for this transformation work.
The Chief Executive reports to the Senate of the SAL, and works with a high-powered Executive Board, comprising the most senior members of the legal profession, to oversee a senior team of C-suite executives from a variety of professional backgrounds.
Join SAL as our Chief Executive and help Singapore become the legal hub of Asia.