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Head IV

OLQE 2016

OLQE 2016 Head IV
Head IV Speakers
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.
Professional Conduct
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.
Mock Exam Feedback
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.
Head IV Examination Date
16 November 2016 (Wednesday)
Head IV Class Schedule
Date Time Hrs Topic   Speaker Remarks
Tue 5 Jul 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Accounts L1 Ian Lee
Thu 7 Jul 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Accounts L2 Ian Lee
Wed 13 Jul 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Accounts L3 Ian Lee
Fri 15 Jul 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L4 Gary
Tue 26 Jul 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L5 Gary
Tue 2 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L6 Gary
Tue 9 Aug 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L7 Gary
Thu 8 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Accounts R1 Ian Lee Has been re-scheduled from 6 Sep
Tue 13 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Accounts R2 Ian Lee
Tue 20 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct R3 Gary
Tue 27 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct R4 Gary
Thu 29 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Accounts R5 Ian Lee
Fri 7 Oct 6:30pm - 10:00pm 3.5 Mock Examination
Tue 25 Oct 6:30pm - 7:30pm 1 Mock Exam Feedback Amanda Has been re-scheduled from 21 Oct
Tue 25 Oct 7:30pm - 8:45pm 1 Mock Exam Feedback Ian Lee Has been re-scheduled from 21 Oct
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 2016 at the moment.
Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2016 OLQE Examinations13 May 2016 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2016 OLQE Examinations12 Aug 2016 (Fri)
  • Issue of candidate slips9-15 Sep 2016
  • Last date to advise of disability30 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)