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Undergraduates/JD Students

Undergraduates studying for an LLB programme at the NUS or the SMU or an LLB/B.A. Law/B.A. (Hons) Juris programme at a Scheduled University, and candidates studying for a JD programme at the SMU or a Scheduled University, and who have successfully completed at least their second year of study, may apply to be interviewed for the possible offer of “conditional” appointment as an LSO.

2The candidates who are interviewed may be required to undergo an internship (of at least two weeks) at the Attorney-General’s Chambers/a Legal Service department. Those who perform well at both the interview and the internship may be offered “conditional” appointment to the Legal Service as an LSO.

3The possible confirmation of the offer of the “conditional” appointment as an LSO will be reviewed on the candidate’s full/successful completion of the LLB/B.A. Law/B.A. (Hons) Juris/JD programme and being awarded the requisite qualification.

4The candidates whose offer of “conditional” appointment as an LSO is confirmed will be subject to a three-contract framework totalling four years. The said candidates will be appointed on three consecutive contracts comprising two contracts of 18 months each and one contract of 12 months prior to being considered for possible emplacement on the permanent establishment after four years.

INTERVIEWS

5        The next sets of recruitment interviews for the eligible candidates who are undergraduates or those studying for a JD programme, and whose shortlisting for an interview is approved, are in Aug 2020 and Sep 2020.

6         Please note the following:

(a)      undergraduates/JD students who are currently in their second year and would be commencing their third year of an LLB programme or JD programme - whose application was received on or before 30 Jun 2020 and whose shortlisting for an interview is approved - would, subject to the availability of “interview slots”, be slated for an interview in the last two weeks of Aug 2020; and

(b)      undergraduates/JD students who are currently in their third year and, where applicable, would be commencing their fourth year of an LLB programme or JD programme - whose application was received on or before 30 Jun 2020 and whose shortlisting for an interview is approved - would, subject to the availability of “interview slots”, be slated for an interview by the second half of Sep 2020.