ABOUT THE GUIDE
The Guide on the Development of Junior Civil Commercial Litigators in Oral Advocacy is a joint initiative by the Professional Development and Practice Chapter and the Young Members Chapter of the Singapore Academy of Law’s Professional Affairs Committee. It is intended to provide guidance on developmental milestones and areas of exposure that junior litigators should progressively seek to unlock in the area of oral advocacy, in civil commercial litigation, taking into account consultation with and feedback received from the Law Society of Singapore, the SAL and members of the Singapore Judiciary. Who is this guide for? – For Junior lawyers, this Guide helps to level the field and serves to provide clear qualitative and quantitative markers to benchmark their progress; - For Law practices, the Guide encourages firms to ensure that the opportunities they offer are in keeping with industry best practice.