OLQE - LexOmnibus

The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2021

Josh Baker Josh Baker
Barrister-at-law, Prince's Chambers

Josh is a barrister at Prince's Chambers where he practices public, commercial and family law. He was called to the bar in June 2019 having worked in litigation in Hong Kong with solicitors' firms for seven years. In March 2019, he served as marshall to Her Honour Judge S D Melloy. He graduated first in his year from the LLM in Human Rights at the University of Hong Kong in 2016, and read law as an undergraduate at the University of Cambridge.

Josh works in all areas of public law, and handled matters concerning administrative law, fundamental human rights and constitutional challenges. He has acted for NGOs, individuals and corporate applicants. He often advises on matters with a civil liberties and fundamental rights dimension, and where international law is material. He is very familiar in particular with discrimination law in the public law context and immigration related issues.

Josh serves on the Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee and the Legal Aid Reform Committee of the Bar Association.

Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Opening date for lodging application to sit the 2021 Examination1 Feb 2021 (Mon)
  • Closing date for lodging the application to sit the 2021 Examination30 Apr 2021 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2021 OLQE Examinations31 Aug 2021 (Tue)
  • Issue of candidate slips17 Sep 2021 (Fri)
  • Last date to advise on disability24 Sep 2021 (Fri)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for a partial refund of registration fee 12 Oct 2021 (Tue)
  • Provisional date for release of the results 10 Mar 2022 (Thu)