The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2016
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.