About Us

Introduction

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education ("the Institute") is a statutory body established under the Legal Profession Act (Cap. 161).

The Institute is managed by a Board of Directors comprising representatives from various stakeholders in the legal community. The Honourable Attorney-General, the President of the Law Society of Singapore, and the Deans of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, the Singapore Management University School of Law and the SIM University School of Law are ex officio members of the Board of Directors. The remaining members of the Board of Directors are appointed by the President of the Singapore Academy of Law. The Dean of the Institute is Professor Walter Woon, SC.

The Institute is entrusted with maintaining and improving the standards of legal education in Singapore, and has powers to review the implementation of initiatives, programmes and curricula relating to legal education in Singapore, including diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and continuing professional development.

The Institute: