Running a law practice is essentially running a business, where staying competitive is one of the key ingredients of success. To help law firms sharpen their competitive edge, the government has incentive schemes available that law practices can consider applying for. These schemes are particularly relevant for firms that are seeking to build business capabilities or are keen to expand regionally. Please refer to the following websites for information on the incentive schemes available:
- Enterprise SG
- Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)
- Capability Development Grant (CDG)
- Global Company Partnership (GCP)
- Market Readiness Assistance (MRA)
- WSG – WorkPro
- Age Management Grant
- Job Redesign Grant
- Work-Life Grant
Applications for these schemes will be considered on individual merits in accordance with internal guidelines and are subject to the approval of the respective government agencies.
For further enquiries or assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SkillsFuture Study Awards
The SkillsFuture Study Award scheme is now open to the Legal sector. Eligible Singaporeans will receive a monetary award of S$5,000 upon successful application, which can be used to defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course that they will be taking.
Two courses that are supported for the Legal sector are as follows:
- SAL-INSEAD Law Firm Leadership Programme (SILLP); and
- Kaplan Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme (QLTS).
More information on eligibility criteria and application period can be found here.