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Professional Diploma for Legal Executives

IVE - Business Administration
IVE - Business Administration
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Legal, Business & Management
Programme Type
Professional Diploma
Offering Institution
IVE - Business Administration
Contact Hours
QF Level
QF Credits
QF Registration No.
QF Registration Validity Period
Programme Fee
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks
2019 INTAKE 2019.09.05 Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Morrison Hill)
English supplemented with Cantonese

The programme provides practical training to the students and equips them with the necessary knowledge and skills to be a paralegal/legal executive.  Graduates are able to work in law firms or in-house legal department of commercial enterprises.

 Programme Features

  • The programme fulfills the Benchmarks for Legal Executive Courses prescribed by The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Graduates of the programme who fulfill the relevant requirements may use the professional title "Legal Executive"
  • The programme is recognized by the Judiciary where graduates who are “Legal Executives” with legal work experience for 3 years enjoy limited rights of audience in both the District court and the High Court.
  • Practice modules are taught by experienced solicitors/barristers


Programme Information Session: 16 July 2019, For details:



Entry Requirement
o 5 HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language and with at least 2 years work experience; or
o 5 HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language and with at least 1 year work experience; or
o Aged 21 or above and 3-year law-related employment experience together with minimum Grade D in English Language (Syllabus B) / Level 3 in English Language or 6.0 in IELTS; or
o Equivalent
Note: Graduates of the programme have to fulfill the relevant requirements in order to use the professional title "Legal Executive".


Programme Fee HK$72,000 (For two years to be paid by five instalments) / HK$69,000 (Early bird discount for application received on or before 26 July 2019)

Telephone:  2460 5941 (Mr. Derek Ho) / 2460 5946 (Ms. Irene Cheung) Email:                derekho@vtc.edu.hk

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