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Head IV

OLQE 2009

Candidates should note that the test paper for Head IV - Accounts and Professional Conduct will be divided into two parts - Part A concerned with accounts issues and comprising one question carrying 25 marks, and Part B concerned with professional conduct issues, comprising 3 questions carrying 25 marks each.

The Examination will test candidates on the relevant law up to 31 August 2009
Head IV Speakers
Dr. Dennis Suk Sun CHAN Dr. Dennis Suk Sun CHAN

Dr. Chan was formerly Director of School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to that, he was Associate Professor and Associate Head of the Department of Accountancy (as it was formerly known) of the PolyU. Dr Chan has over 20 years of experience in developing and teaching accounting and finance courses and programmes, as offered to a by local universities in Hong Kong and on the Chinese mainland. In maintaining close links with the professions, Dr Chan has taken up consultancy work and acted as external examiners or committee members for several local professional and regulatory bodies, including the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CPA Australia, the Hong Kong Securities Institute, the Securities and Futures Commission and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (as it was formerly known).
Professional Conduct
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)

Former Examiner in Professional Conduct (Head IV) for 8 years

Amanda Whitfort 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 eight years. She has also taught Professional Practice, Civil Litigation, and Advocacy and 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 eight years. Her research interests include criminal justice and administration, environmental law (incuding animal law), and PRC criminal law and procedure.
Head IV Examination Date
10 November 2009 (Tuesday)
Head IV Class Schedule
Date Time Hrs Topic   Speaker Remarks
Thu 20 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts L1# Dennis
Fri 28 Aug 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts L2 Dennis
Tue 1 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L3 Amanda
Mon 7 Sep 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Accounts R1 Dennis
Tue 8 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L4 Amanda
Tue 15 Sep 6:30pm - 8:45pm 2 Professional Conduct L5 Amanda To be rescheduled
Fri 25 Sep 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Professional Conduct R2 Amanda
Mon 28 Sep 7:30pm - 10:15pm 2.5 Professional Conduct R3 Amanda
Fri 9 Oct 6:30pm - 10:00pm 3.5 Mock Examination
Fri 16 Oct 6:30pm - 9:15pm 2.5 Mock Exam Feedback Amanda, Dennis
Head IV 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.
No CPD Course for OLQE 2009 at the moment.
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)