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Professional Diploma for Legal Executives

IVE - Business
IVE - Business
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Programme Code
BA524014P
Subject Area
Legal, Business & Management
Programme Type
Professional Diploma
Offering Institution
IVE - Business
Contact Hours
390
Duration
2 Years
QF Level
4
QF Credits
136
QF Registration No.
11/000154/4
QF Registration Validity Period
2010.09.06-2021.08.31
Please contact 2708-5325 | IVE - Business for the details of class commencement date

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

*Graduates who have satisfied the following requirements are entitled to use the title “Legal Executive”:

a) who have obtained a pass in 5 subjects in HKCEE or a combination of results in 5 HKCEE subjects of Level 2 in NSS subjects, “Attained” in ApL subjects (subject to a maximum of 2 ApL subjects”) and Grade E in Other Language subjects or who have been in law-related employment  in Hong Kong for 3 years; and

b) who have obtained a minimum grade D in English language (Syllabus B)(or equivalent) in pre-2007 HKCEE, or minimum level 3 in English Language from 2007 HKCEE onwards, or a minimum overall score of 6 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or a minimum Level 3 in English Language in HKDSE since 2012.

 

 


Entry Requirements

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
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Note: Graduates of the programme have to fulfill the relevant requirements in order to use the professional title "Legal Executive".


Remarks

Programme Fee HK$72,000 (For two years to be paid by five instalments) 

Programme Leaflet: Download

Application Form: Download

Enquiry: 

General Enquiry: Mr. Raymond Lam (Tel: 2708 5325, email: raymondwm.lam77@vtc.edu.hk)  

Programme Leader: Mr. Derek Ho (Tel: 2460 5941, email: derekho@vtc.edu.hk)

 

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