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Head IV

OLQE 2013

OLQE 2013 Head IV
Head IV Speakers
Professional Conduct
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.
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.
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.
Head IV Examination Date
18 November 2013 (Monday)
Head IV Class Schedule
Date Time Hrs Topic   Speaker Remarks
Sat 27 Jul 2:00pm - 4:45pm 2.5 Accounts L1 Ody
Tue 30 Jul 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts L1# CT Lee
Wed 31 Jul 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts L2 Ody
Thu 1 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts R1 Ody
Fri 2 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts R2 Ody
Mon 5 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L3 Gary
Thu 8 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L4 Gary
Thu 15 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L5 Gary
Tue 10 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct R3 Amanda
Fri 13 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct R4 Amanda
Fri 13 Sep 8:45pm - 9:45pm 1 Accounts R4 Ody
Sat 28 Sep 9:30am - 1:00pm 3.5 Mock Examination
Fri 11 Oct 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Mock Exam Feedback Amanda
Fri 11 Oct 7:45pm - 8:45pm 1 Mock Exam Feedback Ody
Head IV Class Venue
Euro Trade Centre Unit 903, 9/F, Euro Trade Centre, 21-23 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong [View Map]
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.
No CPD Course for OLQE 2013 at the moment.
Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2013 OLQE Examinations28 Jun 2013 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2013 OLQE Examinations16 Aug 2013 (Fri)
  • Issue of candidate slips16-19 Sep 2013
  • Last date to advise of disability7 Oct 2013 (Mon)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee24 Oct 2013 (Thu)
  • Provisional date for release of the results28 Feb 2014 (Fri)