TECH-CELERATE FOR LAW EXTENDED

Tech-celerate for Law is a support scheme for the adoption of technology solutions by Singapore Law Practices (SLPs). Launched by the Law Society of Singapore, in partnership with Ministry of Law, Enterprise Singapore and Info-Communications Media Development (IMDA), this scheme will prepare SLPs for future disruptions beyond baseline technology adoption, empowering SLPs to focus on delivering enhanced legal services, strengthening their capabilities and increasing their competitiveness in the global landscape.

Under Tech-celerate for Law, qualified SLPs are able to select and adopt legal technology solutions from 7 pre-scoped categories with up to 80% funding support in the first year of implementation. These legal technology solutions range from baseline to advanced categories with products powered by advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence.

Application will end on 15 January 2021.

Solution Categories

Baseline Categories
Advanced Categories
  1. Practice Management Systems
  2. Document Management Systems
  3. Online Legal Research Systems
  1. Document Assembly Software
  2. Document Review Software
  3. eDiscovery Software
  4. Automated Client Engagement Solutions

Up to 80% funding support from 1 April 2020 to 15 January 2021

Up to 80% funding support from 2 May 2020 to 15 January 2021

How To Apply?

Baseline Categories
Advanced Categories

Apply under the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)

via the Business Grants Portal

Apply under the Enterprise Development Grant (EDG)

via the Business Grants Portal

Step-by-step guide for PSGStep-by-step guide for EDG

Level of Financial Support

Baseline Categories
Advanced Categories

1. Grant cap of S$30,000 per entity per year across all baseline categories under PSG

2. The SME SLP will receive up to 80% support of the first year cost of adopting the solution from 1 April 2020 to 15 January 2021

1. The SME SLP will receive up to 80% support of the first year cost of adopting the solution from 2 May 2020 to 15 January 2021

2. The Non-SME SLP will receive up to 60% support of the first year cost of adopting the solution from 2 May 2020 to 15 January 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Baseline Categories
Advanced Categories

1. The SLP must:

  • Satisfy the threshold requirements set out in Rule 3 of the Legal Profession (Law Practice Entities) Rules 2015
  • Fulfil the local SME criteria*
  • Have minimum of 30% local shareholding

2. Solution must be used in Singapore

3. The SLP should only sign a contract with the vendor and pay for the solution after submitting the grant

*At least 30% local shareholding; registered and operating in Singapore; and group annual sales turnover of ≤S$100m or group employment of ≤200 employees

1. The SLP must:

  • Satisfy the threshold requirements set out in Rule 3 of the Legal Profession (Law Practice Entities) Rules 2015
  • Have minimum of 30% local shareholding

2. Solution must be used in Singapore

3. The SLP should only sign a contract with the vendor and pay for the solution after submitting the grant

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