The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2012
Anthony (Tony) Roy Upham
Part-time Tutor, Department of Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong (2010-2012);
Part-time Trainer, Department of Professional Legal Education, The University of Hong Kong (2011-2012);
Former Magistrate and Coroner;
OLQE Head II Examiner for Criminal Procedure from 1995 to 2007;
Former Associate Professor City University
Tony obtained his BA (Law) from Southampton University in 1964. He has been admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong but is not currently in practice in either jurisdiction. He was in private practice as a solicitor in England from 1968 to 1982 undertaking civil and criminal litigation and advocacy. From 1982 to 1989 he was a Magistrate in the Judiciary of Hong Kong with acting appointments as Principal Magistrate and as Coroner. After leaving the Judiciary he obtained his LL.M in European Legal Studies from Exeter University. From 1990 until retirement in 2009 he was an Associate Professor in the School of Law of City University where he taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence and Criminal Justice System. Since retirement he has been a part-time tutor at the University of Hong Kong. He was Co-Convenor of the Head II Civil and Criminal Panel for the Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination from 1995 to 2007 and has also served as a member of the Head IV Accounts and Professional Conduct Panel. He is currently a member of the Law Society of Hong Kong's Criminal law and Procedure Committee. He has contributed to Archbold (Hong Kong) and to Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong. With Christopher Knight he authored Criminal Litigation in Hong Kong which is now in its third edition.