The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2008
David Cheuk Yin LEUNG
Senior Government Counsel, Deputy Section Head of the Appeals Section, Prosecutions Division, Department of Justice
David obtained his LL.B. (Hons.) at the University of Hong Kong in 1989 and his LL.M. in 1996. He was admitted a solicitor in Hong Kong in 1992 and subsequently a barrister in 1998. He worked in a law firm in private practice between 1990 to 1995 and then joined the then Legal Department as a Crown Counsel. He is currently the Deputy Section Head of the Appeals Section, Prosecutions Division, Department of Justice (DOJ), Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. David provides legal advices to law enforcement agencies, prosecute criminal trials and criminal appeals.
David has experience in teaching law subjects at the City University, University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology. He has taught Criminal Law, Civil and Criminal Procedure, Civil and Criminal Advocacy and Procedure and Proof in Arbitration. In 2000, David was appointed as an Honorary Lecturer of the Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. He remains an Honorary Lecturer today.
David has conducted workshops and training for the Advanced Legal Education Programmes for the Hong Kong Bar Association and taught on CPD programmes.
Legal publications by David include Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong of the Costs in Criminal Cases Ordinance, Cap. 492 (1997 and 2007), Hong Kong Archbold 2004, a contributor of "Electronic Evidence : Disclosure, Discovery & Admissibility" (May 2007) and a contributor of "Professional Conduct and Risk Management in Hong Kong" (December 2007)