OLQE 2014 Head IV
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.
Senior Teaching Consultant, Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong;
Solicitor, England and Wales;
CEDR Accredited Mediator;
Accredited General Mediator of the Law Society of Hong Kong
Julienne is currently a full-time Senior Teaching Consultant at the Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong. Julienne is the course coordinator for the Civil Litigation course and the Commercial Disputes Resolution Elective for the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws programme offered by the University of Hong Kong.
Julienne is experienced in defending litigation involving professionals, acting upon the instructions of professional liability insurers. Her main area of practice is in medical negligence and related medico-legal matters including handling Medical and Dental Council inquiries and Coroners Inquests. Julienne also has experience in general commercial litigation matters, including matters involving insurance law, handling joint ventures and shareholders' disputes (and applications under sections 168A and 177(1)(f) of the Companies Ordinance), sales of goods disputes, defamation actions and insolvency proceedings.
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.
11 November 2014 (Tuesday)
|OLQE Head IV Class Schedule|
# With Study Techniques at first 15 minutes
Revision classes include an examination techniques session
Euro Trade Centre
Unit 903, 9/F, Euro Trade Centre, 21-23 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong
Signing in & out at Registration
Registration begins 20 minutes before the start of each session.
Bad Weather Policy
Class sessions will be cancelled if a No. 8 higher tropical cyclone signal or black storm warning is raised within 3 hours before the start of registration or during the session. In the event of cancellation due to bad weather, the session will be re-schedule.
28 October 2014 (Tue)
4 November 2014 (Tue)
7 November 2014 (Fri)
11 November 2014 (Tue)
16 December 2014 (Tue)
28 October 2015 (Tue)
Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2014 OLQE Examinations|
27 Jun 2014 (Fri)
Closing date for registration to sit the 2014 OLQE Examinations|
15 Aug 2014 (Fri)
Issue of candidate slips|
8-12 Sep 2014
Last date to advise of disability|
29 Sep 2014 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee|
14 Oct 2014 (Tue)
Provisional date for release of the results|
24 Feb 2015 (Tue)