Module 1. Legal Fundamentals
This is an essential core module which introduces students to the concept of law and the legal system in Singapore. The module also includes an overview of legal contracts that will help students learn drafting approaches to ensure contract utility and enforceability. Students will also learn the fundamentals relating to the Law of Tort, and to have the ability to identify and solve legal problems arising from a civil context.
Module 2. Criminal Law
In this module, students will learn about the different aspects of criminal litigation, from arrest to appeal. Students will be exposed to the Criminal Procedure Code, Evidence Act and relevant cases which encapsulate the essential rules parties need to know to conduct a criminal litigation Admission Criteria
Module 3. Civil Procedure
This module aims to educate students about the entire litigation process, from commencing a suit through Writ of Summons or Originating Summons to the Post-Judgment stage of enforcing the Judgment. The module will focus mainly on the Rules of Court and Supreme Court Practice Directions where it set out the rules governing any civil proceedings going through the Court system.
Module 4. Family Law
Educating students about Women’s Charter and relevant case law governing marriages and divorces-related matters such as maintenance of wife and children, and division of matrimonial assets. Through this module, students will be taught on the procedure of commencing matrimonial proceedings and the necessary documents to be filed to obtain the decree nisi.
Module 5. Company and Partnership
Students will be taught on the basic accounting principles for company and partnerships and be exposed to Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules where it sets out the required accounts a law firm must have and how a law firm should deal with clients’ monies in the various accounts under different circumstances.
6. Conveyancing Law & Procedure
The basic law and legal concepts governing real property in Singapore will be covered in this module. Through this module, students will be taught on the entire conveyancing transaction, from option to purchase to completion. Procedures for the purchase of Strata Land Title property as well as Land Title property will be covered. Students will then be able to understand the importance of following the strict timelines and adhere to the same in practice.
Module 7. Preparing Bills for Taxation
This module introduces students to the concept of taxation and its underlying principles. Learn how to submit relevant bills for taxation as per the Rules of Court.
Module 8. Corporate Secretarial Practice
Basic company law will be covered to provide students with an overview of essential sections in the Companies Act regulating and governing companies incorporated in Singapore. Role and duties of a corporate secretary will be taught. Corporate governance and compliance will also be covered where students will be taught on the applicable laws and rules a company ought to/should adopt regarding corporate governance and compliance
Module 9. Intellectual Property Law
This module provides students with an overview of the various intellectual property (IP) rights in Singapore. Students will be introduced to the topics of Copyrights, Patents, Trade Marks, Trade Secrets and Confidential Information