Disputes Module 2 - Appeals

Date & Time: 25-26 July 2024 (Day 1 & 2: 9.30am - 5.00pm)
Venue: SAL, Stamford 1 & 2, The Adelphi #08-08, 1 Coleman Street S(179803)
 

This module is designed to familiarise participants with the procedural, written, oral, ethical, substantive and advocacy aspects of appeals. The course will cover the following topics: 

  • Starting an appeal
  • Applications for permission and other procedural steps
  • Appeals to the Appellate Division vs. appeals to the Court of Appeal
  • Ethical issues
  • Adducing fresh evidence
  • Standards of review
  • Appellate remedies
  • Preparation and delivery of oral submissions

Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in the following hands-on activities, with feedback given by trainers:  

  • Permission to appeal
  • Mock appeal oral submissions
SGD 1,744.00

SGD 1,744.00

CPD Points : 11

Arbitration

Mediation

CS CPD
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Disputes Module 2: Appeals

2 days - 9.30am – 5pm

 

Day 1: Nuts and Bolts of an Appeal

S/N

Timing

Session Topic

Session Outline

1

9.30am – 10.30am

Procedural aspects of an appeal  

Introduction

  • Decision to appeal
  • Appeals to Appellate Division vs Court of Appeal
  • Notice of appeal
  • Permission to appeal

2

10.30am – 10.45am

 

Tea Break

10.45am – 12.00pm

Permission to appeal

Class Activity and presentation of appeal papers

12.00pm – 1.00pm

Ethical issues

Ethical issues that arise in the context of appeals

3

1.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Lunch

4

 

 

 

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Substantive aspects of an appeal

  • Role of an appellate court
  • Standards of review
  • Appellate remedies

3.00pm – 3.15pm

 

Tea Break

5

 

3.15pm – 4.30pm

Advocacy Demonstration 

Demonstration of an appeal using example papers

4.30pm – 5.00pm

Debrief

Closing reflections

 

Day 2: Appellate Advocacy 

 

S/N

Timing

Session Topic

Session Outline

1

9.30am – 10.30am

Appellate advocacy

What makes for successful appellate advocacy?

 

2

 10.30am – 10.45am

Tea Break

10.45am – 10.55am

Preparing oral submissions

Preparing of oral submissions for appeals

10.55am – 12.45pm

 Class Activity – Oral submission of appellants and respondents

 

3

12.45pm – 1.45pm

Lunch

1.45pm – 4.00pm

Mock appeal exercise with Oral Assessment

Class Activity – Preparing to conduct a full appeal

Oral Assessment

4

4.00pm – 4.15pm

Assessment

Written Assessment

4.15pm – 4.30pm

Tea Break

4.30pm – 5.00pm

Debrief

Closing reflections

For enquiries related to this event, please email les@sal.org.sg.

SILE Accredited CPD Activity

Number of Public CPD Points: 11 

Practice Area: Civil Procedure

Training Level: General

SILE Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants who attend Day 1 and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy on that day may obtain 6 Public CPD Points. Participants who attend Day 2 and comply strictly with the Attendance Policy on that day may obtain 5 Public CPD Points. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day. Please refer to https://www.silecpdcentre.sg/ for more information.

 

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