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The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2016

Gary Meggitt Gary Meggitt
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Solicitor Advocate (England & Wales), Barrister at Law (Lincoln's Inn), Mediator (CEDR Accredited)

Gary was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1993 and spent 12 years as a solicitor and then a consultant, specialising in insurance litigation, with several leading UK law firms. He was also Called to the Bar in England & Wales.

He first taught on the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP Law School in London in 2000. Gary was subsequently a Director of BPP Professional Development, with responsibility for its Professional Skills Course (PSC), and later the Course Director of BPP Law School's Full-Time Bar Vocational Course (BVC).

Gary joined the Faculty of Law at HKU in 2007 and teaches civil litigation, commercial dispute resolution and professional practice & management, for which he is a course co-ordinator, on the PCLL programme. He also teaches insurance law on the Faculty's LLM and JD programmes.

Gary has written extensively on civil litigation and insurance-related subjects. He is a contributing author to 'A Guide to Civil Procedure in Hong Kong' (Fifth Edition, LexisNexis, 2015) and was the general editor of 'Civil Justice Reform - What has it achieved?' (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010).

He is the Director of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL) at the Faculty and a member of the editorial board of the Hong Kong Law Journal .

Gary is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society's Insurance Law Committee and Working Party on Litigation Funding. He is also a member of the Examining Panel under the Higher Rights of Audience Rules.

Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2016 OLQE Examinations13 May 2016 (Fri)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2016 OLQE Examinations12 Aug 2016 (Fri)
  • Issue of candidate slips9-15 Sep 2016
  • Last date to advise of disability30 Sep 2016 (Fri)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee 18 Oct 2016 (Tue)
  • Provisional date for release of the results 24 Feb 2017 (Fri)