OLQE - LexOmnibus

The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2008

Syren Johnstone Syren Johnstone
BA (Hons), MSc (Oxon), MA (Law)Visiting Fellow, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong

Syren Johnstone is a Consultant on corporate and joint venture transactions in the Asia region. He also teaches Securities Regulation as part of the LLM programme at the University of Hong Kong. In 2006 he co-authored a book "Financial Markets in Hong Kong: Law and Practice" published by Oxford University Press. He practised as a solicitor with Linklaters before undertaking roles with BSCH as Regional Head of Legal and Compliance and with Societe Generale as Regional Head of Transaction Management and responsible officer for Equity Corporate Finance.

Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2008 OLQE Examinations11 Jul 2008 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2008 OLQE Examinations22 Aug 2008 (Fri)
  • The Examination will test candidates on the relevant law up to31 Aug 2008 (Sun)
  • Issue of candidate slips15-19 Sep 2008
  • Last date to advise of disability27 Sep 2008 (Sat)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee14 Oct 2008 (Tue)
  • Provisional date for release of the results30 Jan 2009 (Fri)