OLQE 2013 Head IV
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
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.
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.
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.
18 November 2013 (Monday)
|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.
7 November 2013 (Thu)
13 November 2013 (Wed)
15 November 2013 (Fri)
18 November 2013 (Mon)
19 December 2013 (Thu)
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)