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Professor Michael Wilkinson Professor Michael Wilkinson
Chairman of the Law Faculty Board & Former Head of Department of Professional Legal Education, The University of Hong Kong

Professor Michael Wilkinson BA, LLB (Cantab) is Chairman of the Law Faculty Board and former Head of the Department of Professional Legal Education at the University of Hong Kong. He is a barrister-at-law of the Inner Temple.

He specialises in teaching conveyancing, civil litigation and professional ethics and has published books in these areas, including the seminal publications "Hong Kong Conveyancing Law and Practice" and "Cases and Materials" in 9 volumes together with the student version (now in its fifth edition), Professional Conduct of Lawyers in Hong Kong in three loose-leaf volumes, and "A Guide to Civil Procedure in Hong Kong", 3rd Edition. He is also the University's Public Orator. Michael has taught Conveyancing on the OLQE courses since their inception.

Desmond Greenwood Desmond Greenwood
Consultant, Hampton, Winter & Glynn

Desmond is a former teaching consultant at the Faculty of Law in the University of Hong Kong and a former in-house counsel at Citibank NA. He is also a co-author of "Contract Law in Hong Kong". This is Desmond's 11th year to teach on the OLQE Preparatory Courses.

Alfred Chung Ping CHENG Alfred Chung Ping CHENG
Barrister-at-law, Alan Leong's Chambers

Alfred read law at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Cambridge. He was the Bar Scholar in 2005 and started his practice as a barrister in 2006. His practice mainly involves civil work, concentrating on administrative law, commercial and personal injuries cases. In 2008, he was the research assistant to the Judiciary for the Civil Justice Reform, providing materials for training courses attended by judges and judicial officers. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator.

He has been teaching at the University of Hong Kong as a guest lecturer and tutor since 2006. He has taught courses in Administrative Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Commercial Law Practice, Equity, and Legal History. He is also a tutor for the civil advocacy course and the personal injuries elective for the PCLL. He was also the coach for the HKU team for the Wilhelm C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot for 6 years.

Anthony (Tony) Roy Upham Anthony (Tony) Roy Upham
Part-time Tutor, Department of Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong (2010-2012);
Part-time Trainer, Department of Professional Legal Education, The University of Hong Kong (2011-2012);
Former Magistrate and Coroner;
Former Associate Professor City University


Tony obtained his BA (Law) from Southampton University in 1964. He has been admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong but is not currently in practice in either jurisdiction. He was in private practice as a solicitor in England from 1968 to 1982 undertaking civil and criminal litigation and advocacy. From 1982 to 1989 he was a Magistrate in the Judiciary of Hong Kong with acting appointments as Principal Magistrate and as Coroner. After leaving the Judiciary he obtained his LL.M in European Legal Studies from Exeter University. From 1990 until retirement in 2009 he was an Associate Professor in the School of Law of City University where he taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence and Criminal Justice System. Since retirement he has been a part-time tutor at the University of Hong Kong. He was Co-Convenor of the Head II Civil and Criminal Panel for the Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination from 1995 to 2007 and has also served as a member of the Head IV Accounts and Professional Conduct Panel. He is currently a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong's Criminal law and Procedure Committee. He has contributed to Archbold (Hong Kong) and to Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong. With Christopher Knight he authored Criminal Litigation in Hong Kong which is now in its third edition.

Anne Carver Anne Carver
BA, MA (Cantab), Part-time teacher, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Honorary Lecturer, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong



Anne is a part-time teacher at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is also an Honorary Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Hong Kong. She is the author of Corporate Governance - the Hong Kong Debate (with Say Goo), and specializes in company law and business law. She has taught Company ,Business and Commercial Law courses on the LLB, JD and LLM programmes in the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University and is currently co- teaching on the Masters in Law and Finance in the Business School. She is particularly interested in corporate governance ,the regulatory interface between the 2012 Companies Ordinance and the Securities and Futures Ordinance and market misconduct. She is now writing the 7th edition of Hong Kong Business Law which is a standard Hong Kong student text.

Machiuanna Chu Machiuanna Chu
Partner, Deacons

Machiuanna advises Hong Kong corporate and commercial law specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, and joint ventures in a wide spectrum of industries including energy and resources (coal mining, oil and gas wells exploration), product manufacturing and distribution, and medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Machiuanna has extensive experience in advising on protection of shareholders' interests, distribution agreements and general commercial agreements. She also advises on foreign direct investment in the PRC including investment structures, establishment of foreign investment enterprises, labour issues, land acquisition and real estate project, sino-foreign fund management company set-ups, general commercial activities, corporate restructuring, and investment exits in the PRC.

Gary Meggitt Gary Meggitt
Assistant Professor, Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong;
Solicitor Advocate, England & Wales;
Barrister-at-law, Lincoln's Inn;
CEDR Accredited Mediator


Gary qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and practiced insurance litigation with several leading UK firms. He was also subsequently Called to the Bar in England.

He began teaching at BPP in 2000. He was a Director of BPP Professional Development in 2004-05 and was the Course Director of BPP Law School's Full-Time Bar Vocational Course (BVC) in 2005-07.

Gary joined HKU in 2007 and teaches civil procedure, commercial litigation and professional practice on the PCLL. He also teaches insurance law on the LLB and LLM programmes.

He is a Deputy Director of the Faculty's Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL). He is also a member of the editorial board of the Hong Kong Law Journal.

Gary is a member of the Law Society's Insurance Law Committee and a member of the Examining Panel under the Higher Rights of Audience Rules. He is also a former director of the Hong Kong Insurance Law Association

Amanda Whitfort Amanda Whitfort
Associate Professor, Department of Professional Legal Education, The University of Hong Kong;
Barrister of the High Court of Hong Kong;
Barrister and Solicitor of the Supteme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia;


Amanda is an Associate Professor in the Department of Professional Legal Education where she has led the Criminal Litigation course on The University of Hong Kong's Postgraduate Certificate of Laws for 12 years. She has also taught Professional Practice, Civil Litigation, and Advocacy, both the University of Hong Kong and at the City University of Hong Kong.

She has extensive experience in trial prosecution in Australia where she is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia. In 2005 she was the first local candiate to pass the Hong Kong Bar Association's Qualification Examinations.

She is currently a parctising member of the Hong Kong Bar and a preosecutor on fiat for the Department of Justice in Hong Kong. In 2001 she was awarded the University of London's Convocation Trust Brigid Cotter prize for obtaining the highest aggregate on the external LLM programme.

She is currently chief examiner for The Law Society of Hong Kong's Overseas Lawyer's Qualification Examinations in Criminal Procedure (Head II) and was previously an examiner in Professional Conduct (Head IV), for seven years.

Her research interests include criminal justice and administration, environmental law (incuding animal law), and PRC criminal law and procedure.

CT Lee CT Lee
Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple, FCPA, FCIS, FCS, MBA

Mr. C.T. Lee has been practicing as a Hong Kong Barrister since 1999 after practiced as Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong and worked as qualified accountant for over 15 years. He has been acting as a visiting lecturer and tutor for professional accountancy and law courses in various local and overseas universities/institutions since 1983. During this period, he practiced Certified Public Accountant and had involved in assisting some solicitor firms setting up their accounting systems.

Ody Apostol Lai Ody Apostol Lai
Barrister-at-law, Baskerville Chambers

Ody is a practicing barrister in Hong Kong and practices in criminal, commercial and family law. Ody is also a Fellow Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong and in Philippines. She worked in various accounting and managerial positions for more than 15 years. She also managed and owned her own businesses for at least 10 years before practicing in the Hong Kong Bar.



 


OLQE 2013
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Examination Dates
Head I
7 November 2013 (Thu)
Head II
13 November 2013 (Wed)
Head III
15 November 2013 (Fri)
Head IV
18 November 2013 (Mon)
Head V
19 December 2013 (Thu)

Important Dates
Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2013 OLQE Examinations
28 Jun 2013 (Fri)
Closing date for registration to sit the 2013 OLQE Examinations
16 Aug 2013 (Fri)
Issue of candidate slips
16-19 Sep 2013
Last date to advise of disability
7 Oct 2013 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee
24 Oct 2013 (Thu)
Provisional date for release of the results
28 Feb 2014 (Fri)

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