The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2011
David Cheuk Yin LEUNG
Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, 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 as 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 Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Department of Justice, Hong Kong SAR. David regularly provides legal advices to law enforcement agencies, prosecutes criminal trials and criminal appeals.
David has extensive experience in teaching law subjects at the City University of Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Subjects that he has taught include Civil and Criminal Procedure, Civil and Criminal Advocacy, Procedure and Proof in Arbitration and Digital Evidence. In 2000, David was appointed Honorary Lecturer of the Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. He remains an Honorary Lecturer today.
David regularly conducts workshops and training for the Advanced Legal Education Programmes for the Hong Kong Bar Association and advocacy workshops for the Hong Kong Academcy of Law and taught on CPD programmes. He was the speaker of Criminal Procedure of Head II, OLQE for LexOmnibus in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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 2010) and a contributor of "Professional Conduct and Risk Management in Hong Kong" (December 2007).