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

Professor Michael Wilkinson was born in Manchester, England and was educated at Cambridge, where he obtained his law degree and masters degree. He was admitted as a barrister of the Inner Temple in 1968. He joined the University of Hong Kong in 1982 as Senior Lecturer and was promoted to Professor in 1997. Having reached the age of 70 he is now an Adjunct Professor at HKU. He was Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law from 1990 to 1991 and Head of the Department of Professional Legal Education from 1991-1993 and 1996-2005. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Law Faculty from 2005-2015. He is the University's Public Orator. He has written numerous books on Conveyancing, Civil Procedure (he is the writer of Halsbury's Civil Procedure), Advocacy and Professional Conduct.

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 a CEDR accredited mediator. In May 2016, he was appointed a Deputy District Judge.

He has been teaching at the University of Hong Kong since 2006, and is now an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Department of Law. For the undergraduate degree, he has taught Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Equity & Trusts, and Legal History. For the PCLL course, he has been a tutor for Civil Litigation & Advocacy, and the Personal Injuries elective.

Dr. Davy Wu Dr. Davy Wu
Senior Lecturer, Department of Accountancy and Law,
Hong Kong Baptist University


Davy's research interests include company law, corporate governance, and corporate rescue. He attained a doctorate degree in law from The University of Hong Kong and a master's degree in business administration from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a member of the Advisory Group on Modernisation of Corporate Insolvency Law (appointed by the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government). He is a director of a professional diploma programme in insolvency for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was an independent non-executive director of Convoy Financial Services Holdings Limited.

Ian Lee Ian Lee
CPA, FCCA, MBA, MEd, JD, SQ (Insolvency)

Ian has been involved in professional examinations for over 10 years. He was an exam-trainer for students attempting the professional CPA examinations, and was subsequently responsible for overseeing the tax and law examination papers for foreign CPAs applying to practise in Hong Kong. He was also the Technical Director of an international firm where he provided technical advice to clients and in-house training to staff members. Ian completed the Master of Education degree from the University of Hong Kong, and the Juris Doctor (JD) programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he was a recipient of the JD prize from 2007/08 to 2009/10.

Gary Meggitt Gary Meggitt
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Solicitor Advocate (England & Wales), Barrister at Law (Lincoln's Inn), Mediator (CEDR Accredited)



Gary was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1993 and spent 12 years as a solicitor and then a consultant, specialising in insurance litigation, with several leading UK law firms. He was also Called to the Bar in England & Wales.

He first taught on the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP Law School in London in 2000. Gary was subsequently a Director of BPP Professional Development, with responsibility for its Professional Skills Course (PSC), and later the Course Director of BPP Law School's Full-Time Bar Vocational Course (BVC).

Gary joined the Faculty of Law at HKU in 2007 and teaches civil litigation, commercial dispute resolution and professional practice & management, for which he is a course co-ordinator, on the PCLL programme. He also teaches insurance law on the Faculty's LLM and JD programmes.

Gary has written extensively on civil litigation and insurance-related subjects. He is a contributing author to 'A Guide to Civil Procedure in Hong Kong' (Fifth Edition, LexisNexis, 2015) and was the general editor of 'Civil Justice Reform - What has it achieved?' (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010).

He is the Director of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL) at the Faculty and a member of the editorial board of the Hong Kong Law Journal .

Gary is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society's Insurance Law Committee and Working Party on Litigation Funding. He is also a member of the Examining Panel under the Higher Rights of Audience Rules.

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.



 


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Examination Dates
Head I
1 November 2016 (Tue)
Head II
11 November 2016 (Fri)
Head III
14 November 2016 (Mon)
Head IV
16 November 2016 (Wed)
Head V
19 December 2016 (Mon)
Head VI
8 November 2016 (Tue)

Important Dates
Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2016 OLQE Examinations
13 May 2016 (Fri)
Closing date for registration to sit the 2016 OLQE Examinations
12 Aug 2016 (Fri)
Issue of candidate slips
9-15 Sep 2016
Last date to advise of disability
30 Sep 2016 (Fri)
Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee
18 Oct 2016 (Tue)
Provisional date for release of the results
24 Feb 2017 (Fri)

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