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The SCCA Annual Black-Tie (A.B.T) gala dinner and Chief Legal Officer Awards is a prestigious event that takes place in Singapore annually - and it's back again for 2023!

This year, the SCCA will celebrate its 21ˢᵗ Anniversary and play host to an expected turnout of 270 esteemed guests.

The evening will be a celebration of SCCA's achievements for the year and to confer the 7ᵗʰ Chief Legal Officer Awards to high-achieving in-house counsel that have made significant contributions to their organisations. By recognising their contributions, the SCCA aims to inspire and encourage other legal professionals to strive for excellence in their roles.

Beyond the recognition of individual achievements, the A.B.T gala dinner also aims to foster a sense of community among legal professionals in Singapore. The event serves as the perfect opportunity to meet members in an exuberant and fun social setting, allowing attendees to connect with their peers, exchange ideas, and build valuable professional relationships. It promotes collaboration and knowledge sharing, contributing to the overall growth and development of the legal profession in Singapore.

The A.B.T gala dinner will be an elegant event, with a specially curated menu, wine pairings, and wonderful guests. Celebrate with us as SCCA embarks on the final flagship event for the year - We look forward to seeing you there!

Chief Legal Officer AwardsChief Legal Officer Awards

The Singapore Chief Legal Officer Award 2023 is back for a seventh iteration, recognising the significant achievements of outstanding legal professionals in Singapore.

Chief Legal Officers have been showcasing exemplary leadership skills in many leading organisations this year as the world gets back on its feet. Within organisations, the legal departments had to work under extreme pressures and produce results that would sustain employment, business longevity, and manage the well-being of colleagues.

Award Categories & Eligibility


1) Chief Legal Officer of a Singapore Company/Business

A Singapore company or regional (i.e., ASEAN) company with its primary business operations in Singapore.

2) Chief Legal Officer (Regional) of a Global MNC

A Global MNC with its regional headquarters in Singapore.

3) Chief Legal Officer of a Public Entity

An NGO/public-sector entity, organisation or company.

*Nominees must have been in the role for at least 2 years before the date of nomination.

Nominations for the 7ᵗʰ Chief Legal Officer Awards are Closed!

Click <HERE> to download, and send in your completed nomination form by 05.00 PM (SGT), 31ˢᵗ August 2023.

Instructions and submission details are provided in the nomination form.

Evening ProgrammeEvening Programme

Thursday, 2ⁿᵈ November 2023  6.30 PM till Late

6:30 PM

Registration and Champaign Reception

Guests to be seated by 7.15 PM

Dinner and evening programme commences

7:15 PM

SCCA Co-Presidents Welcome Address

7:30 PM

Opening Keynote by Guest-of-Honour

Mr Edwin Tong, SC

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, and

Second Minister for Law

7:45 PM

Evening Performance I

8:00 PM

CLO Award Presentation: Singapore Company/Business Category

8:15 PM

CLO Award Presentation: Multinational Corporation Category

8:30 PM

CLO Award Presentation: NGO/Public Entity Category

8:45 PM

Evening Performance II

9:00 PM

Recognition Award for Past Presidents

9:15 PM

Meet, Drink and be Merry

*Programme is subject to changes without notice


Raffles Hotel - Jubilee Ballroom

328 North Bridge Road
Singapore 188719

The nearest drop-off and access to the Jubilee Ballroom (located at Level 3) is via North Bridge Road.


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