OLQE - LexOmnibus

The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2019

Donald Hoi Tak LAI Donald Hoi Tak LAI
Solicitor, CPA, ACA, MHKSI, ACIS, ACS, CIA, CFSA, CGAP, CRMA, CFE, CAMS, LLB (1st Hon), LLM (CFL) (Distinction)

Donald is a solicitor, certified public accountant, chartered company secretary and holds various professional qualifications in accounting, auditing and compliance. Donald earned his first degree in business administration (majoring in accounting) in Canada. While working full-time, he obtained his LLB degree with first-class honours at the City University of Hong Kong and graduated from the LLM program in Corporate and Financial Laws with distinction at the University of Hong Kong. Donald started his career in a Big 4 accounting firm and then spent most of his career in the Securities and Futures Commission. He also had work experience in regulatory compliance in a multinational bank and private legal practice in an international law firm. He is now the Deputy Head (Policy Research) of the Financial Services Development Council on a secondment basis from the SFC, working closely with the financial services industry and the HKSAR Government on policy research and formulation. Donald is specialized in securities law and is a contributor to the 2018 edition of the SFO: Commentary and Annotations (Sep 2018, Sweet & Maxwell).



Examination Dates
Important Dates
  • Closing date for lodging application to sit the 2019 OLQE Examinations30 Apr 2019 (Tue)
  • Closing date for registration to sit the 2019 OLQE Examinations9 Aug 2019 (Fri)
  • Issue of candidate slips13 Sep 2019 (Fri)
  • Last date to advise of disability24 Sep 2019 (Tue)
  • Last day to withdraw from Examiantion to be eligible for part refund of registration fee 11 Oct 2019 (Fri)
  • Provisional date for release of the results 10 Mar 2020 (Tue)