Professional Diploma for Legal Executives
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.
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”:
Application Deadline: 22 July 2022 (Fri)
Date of commencement: 7 Sep 2022 (Wed)
Venue: IVE(Haking Wong), 702 Lai Chi Kok Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon
1) 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
2) 5 HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language and with at least 1 year work experience; or
3) Aged 21 or above with 3 years law related employment in Hong Kong together with minimum Grade D in English Language (Syllabus B) / Level 3 in English Language or 6.0 in IELTS. (Please attach evidence of law-related employment to your application. Admission interview may be required.); or
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)