OLQE - LexOmnibus

The Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE) Preparatory Courses 2019

Head I - Conveyancing

Conveyancing
Dr. Richard WU Dr. Richard WU
Associate Professor, LLB (HKU) PCLL (HKU), BSc (Economics), LLM (London), MBA (Warwick),
LLB, LLM (Peking), LLM (IT and Telecommunications Law) (Stratclyde) and
PhD (London)


Dr Richard Wu, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, LLB (HKU) PCLL (HKU), BSc (Economics), LLM (London), MBA (Warwick), LLB, LLM (Peking), LLM (IT and Telecommunications Law) (Strathclyde) and PhD (London). Dr Wu obtained his law degrees from the University of Hong Kong, Peking University and University of London. He is the only legal scholar who studied Hong Kong and Chinese laws at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Dr Wu is a Visiting Scholar of Peking University Law School and Melbourne Law School, Visiting Professor of Tsinghua University Law School and Visiting Academic of Faculty of Law, University College London and TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland. He is also a legal academic with a successful practice track record. He spent more than ten years in private practice, and served as a partner of the largest and oldest law firm in Hong Kong in his time before joining academia in 1998.

Over the past two decades, Dr Wu has integrated his practice experience to teach conveyancing law from a transactional perspective. Currently, he teaches Property Transactions, China Practice, and Ethical Lawyering for Public Interest at HKU Law Faculty. He is also a leading scholar researching land title registration development both locally and globally.


Head II - Civil & Criminal Procedures

Civil Procedure
Alfred Chung Ping CHENG Alfred Chung Ping CHENG
Barrister-at-law, Alan Leong's Chambers

Alfred read law at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Cambridge. He was the Bar Scholar in 2005 and started his practice as a barrister in 2006. His practice mainly involves civil work, concentrating on administrative law, commercial and personal injuries cases. In 2008, he was the research assistant to the Judiciary for the Civil Justice Reform, providing materials for training courses attended by judges and judicial officers. He is a CEDR accredited mediator. In May 2016 and July 2018, he was appointed a Deputy District Judge.

He has been teaching at the University of Hong Kong since 2006, and at the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2018. For the undergraduate degree, he taught Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Tort Law, Equity & Trusts, and Legal History. For the PCLL course, he taught Civil Litigation & Advocacy, and the Personal Injuries elective.
Criminal Procedure
Alfred Chung Ping CHENG Alfred Chung Ping CHENG
Barrister-at-law, Alan Leong's Chambers

Alfred read law at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Cambridge. He was the Bar Scholar in 2005 and started his practice as a barrister in 2006. His practice mainly involves civil work, concentrating on administrative law, commercial and personal injuries cases. In 2008, he was the research assistant to the Judiciary for the Civil Justice Reform, providing materials for training courses attended by judges and judicial officers. He is a CEDR accredited mediator. In May 2016 and July 2018, he was appointed a Deputy District Judge.

He has been teaching at the University of Hong Kong since 2006, and at the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2018. For the undergraduate degree, he taught Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Tort Law, Equity & Trusts, and Legal History. For the PCLL course, he taught Civil Litigation & Advocacy, and the Personal Injuries elective.
Revision Session
Jolie Chao Jolie Chao
Barrister-at-law, Bernacchi Chambers

Jolie attained her LLB and PCLL at the University of Hong Kong in 2003 and 2004 respectively. Since commencing practice in 2005, Jolie has developed a broad mixed practice.

In her civil practice, Jolie specializes in personal injuries, employees' compensation, medical negligence, land and building management cases. She received regular instructions from the Department of Justice (Civil) to act for different government departments including the Fire Services Department, Buildings Department, Department of Health, and Hong Kong Police Force in civil hearings such as coroners' inquest and disciplinary hearings.

In her criminal practice, Jolie has extensive experience both on the prosecution side and on the defence side in all levels of Courts. She has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Final Appeal in Vivien Fan & Ors v HKSAR (2011) 14 HKCFAR 641 and HKSAR v Leung Kwok Hung & Ors (2007) 10 HKCFAR 148.


Head III - Commercial & Company Law

Commercial & Company Law
Dr. Davy Wu Dr. Davy Wu
Senior Lecturer, Department of Accountancy and Law,
Hong Kong Baptist University


Davy's research interests include company law, corporate governance, and corporate rescue. He attained a doctorate degree in law from The University of Hong Kong and a master's degree in business administration from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He was a member of the Advisory Group on Modernisation of Corporate Insolvency Law (appointed by the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government). He is a director of a professional diploma programme in insolvency for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also an independent non-executive director of two listed companies.


Head IV - Accounts & Professional Conduct

Accounts
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).
Professional Conduct
Justin Woo Justin Woo
Lecturer, Department of Professional Legal Education,
The University of Hong Kong


Justin obtained his various academic qualifications from the London School of Economics (B Econ, M Econ), King's College London (LLB), the University of Hong Kong (PCLL) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (MBA). He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and practiced as a commercial litigator in a number of leading international law firms in Hong Kong, before joining a number of leading global investment banks in Hong Kong, working in the field of regulatory legal and compliance.

Justin has also been teaching the PCLL both on a full-time and part-time basis since 2007 at the University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong, covering a number of subjects including e.g. Civil Procedure, Legal Drafting and writing, Professional Practice and Management, and Financial Regulatory Practice, to name a few.

Justin joined the Department of Professional Legal Education at the University of Hong Kong as a lecturer in 2016. He currently teaches Civil Litigation, Commercial Dispute Resolution and Professional Practice and Management for the PCLL.


Head VI - Hong Kong Constitutional Law

Hong Kong Constitutional Law
Senia Ng Senia Ng
Barrister-at-law, Martin Lee SC's Chambers


Senia read law at the University of Hong Kong and obtained her LLM (Specialism in Human Rights) (Distinction) at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Senia called to the Bar in 2014 and has a broad, predominantly civil, practice, with particular focus on judicial review. She is currently involved in a number of judicial review cases against the Chief Executive of the HKSAR, the Secretary for Justice, the Clerk to the Legislative Council, the Legislative Council Commission, the Hong Kong Housing Authority and the Appeal Panel (Housing). She also represented the Coalition of Victims in the Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead Found in Drinking Water in 2015-2016.

Senia has been teaching at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong since 2015, and has taught undergraduate students Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Legal Systems. She is also an elected member of the Chief Executive Election Committee (Legal Subsector) and a member of the Standing Committee on Civic Education of the Hong Kong Bar Association.



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)