OLQE - LexOmnibus
Head III

OLQE 2009

The Examination will test candidates on the relevant law up to 31 August 2009
Head III Speakers
Commercial & Company Law
Vincent LUNG Vincent LUNG
Barrister-at-law, Parkside Chambers

Vincent Lung is a practising barrister in Hong Kong. His main areas of practice are trusts and equity, companies and commercial disputes. Prior to joining the Bar, he was a practising solicitor at Clifford Chance specialising in Banking & Finance, and has experience in syndicated financing, management buyouts and project financing.

He is a part-time lecturer for the LLB program at the University of Hong Kong, teaching equity and trusts. He also conducted CPD talks on minority shareholders protection and various civil justice reform matters.
Julianne Doe Julianne Doe
Partner, Hammonds
OLQE Head III Examiner in 2003, 2004

Ms. Doe is a Partner with the international law firm of Hammonds. She is a well-known conference speaker whose practice focuses on the corporate finance and commercial areas, and she has acted for financial advisers and companies on a large variety of public company and securities related matters. Such matters include equity issues for flotation of companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, including companies with businesses such as construction, electronics and manufacturing, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, private placing of public company shares, schemes of arrangement in corporate redomiciliations and rescues, privatisation of listed companies, compliance and regulatory issues within the Hong Kong company and securities regulatory framework including statutory and stock exchange requirements, establishment of financial services and securities business, as well as the restructuring, marketing and operation of various types of investment vehicles.

She has spoken at many seminars organised for banks and other commercial organisations in Hong Kong and mainland China and has written articles published in local and overseas legal journals.

Ms. Doe is a also a member of the Hong Kong Law Society's Securities Committee and a council member of the Federation of Women Lawyers and chairs the Federation's Securities and Finance Committee. She is Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, as well as member of the Law Society's Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination Panel. Julianne was also an OLQE Head III examiner in 2003 and 2004.
Revision Session
Farzana Aslam Farzana Aslam
LLB (London), BCL (Oxon);
Barrister at Law (Middle Temple);
Senior Teaching Consultant, Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Farzana teaches Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Commercial Law and Practice on the PCLL at the University of Hong Kong. Farzana was called to the Bar in 1993 and practiced from Chambers in London for a period of 7 years (Chambers of James Guthrie Q.C., 3 Hare Court, Middle Temple). In 2001 she joined the in-house legal team at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong as Head of Employment Law for Asia. Farzana has previously taught Commercial Law at the London School of Economics and Company Law on the PCLL course at City University of Hong Kong.
Head III Examination Date
6 November 2009 (Friday)
Head III Class Schedule
Date Time Hrs Topic   Speaker Remarks
Sat 11 Jul 2:00pm - 5:15pm 3 Commercial & Company Law L1# Vincent * Introduction to Business Organisations
* Company Practice
Wed 15 Jul 6:30pm - 9:45pm 3 Commercial & Company Law L2 Vincent * Charges, Other Forms of Security, and Guarantees
Sat 18 Jul 2:00pm - 5:15pm 3 Commercial & Company Law L3 Vincent * Receiverships
* Company Liquidations
Mon 24 Aug 6:30pm - 9:45pm 3 Commercial & Company Law L4 Julianne * Securities and Investor Protection
Thu 27 Aug 6:30pm - 9:45pm 3 Commercial & Company Law L5 Julianne * Acquisition of a Private Company
Mon 31 Aug 6:30pm - 9:45pm 3 Commercial & Company Law L6 Julianne * Hong Kong Joint Ventures
* Acquisition of a Private Company
Thu 3 Sep 6:00pm - 9:15pm 3 Commercial & Company Law R1 Farzana
Thu 10 Sep 6:00pm - 9:15pm 3 Commercial & Company Law R2 Farzana
Thu 17 Sep 6:00pm - 9:15pm 3 Commercial & Company Law R3 Farzana
Thu 24 Sep 6:00pm - 9:15pm 3 Commercial & Company Law R4 Farzana
Tue 6 Oct 6:30pm - 10:00pm 3.5 Mock Examination
Tue 13 Oct 6:30pm - 9:45pm 3 Mock Exam Feedback Farzana
Head III Class Venue
Room 306, 3/F Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, 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.
Date Title Time Fee Ref
21 May (Thu) Private Company Acquisitions 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L9IB02
10 Jun (Wed) Hong Kong's Regulatory Architecture and the SFO 2:30pm - 5:45pm 380 L9SF03
20 Jun (Sat) White Collar Crime 9:30am - 12:45pm Free L9CO01
24 Jun (Wed) Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance in Hong Kong 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L9CC02
24 Sep (Thu) Minority Shareholder Remedies: Derivative Action, Unfair Prejudice Remedy, and Winding-up on the Just and Equitable Ground 9:30am - 12:45pm Free L9CC03
24 Sep (Thu) Insolvency, Restructuring and Investigation 2:30pm - 5:45pm Free L9IB01
Free/Cheaper CPD courses which are relevant to the OLQE examinations.
Please note that the VCD or MP3 files may not be provided to Home Study Student, as we will have to seek approval from the CPD presenters.

Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2009 OLQE Examinations10 Jul 2009 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2009 OLQE Examinations21 Aug 2009 (Fri)
  • The Examination will test candidates on the relevant law up to31 Aug 2009 (Mon)
  • Issue of candidate slips14-18 Sep 2009
  • Last date to advise of disability29 Sep 2009 (Tue)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee15 Oct 2009 (Thu)
  • Provisional date for release of the results1 Feb 2010 (Mon)