"To be a Lawyer" Taster Programme for Law Study

"To be a Lawyer" Taster Programme for Law Study


This programme will give you a glimpse of what it’s like to be a lawyer. You will have a chance to talk to legal professionals and professors and find out about related careers.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, you will:

  • Understand routes to become Lawyers in HK, England and Wales, and the US
  • Understand career opportunities in the law industry
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a barrister/ solicitor


Day 1: Welcome & Induction Session

  • Welcome Remarks & Programme Introduction
  • Introduction to the English and Hong Kong Legal Systems
  • Courts Structure

Day 2: Lecture & Interactive Activities

  • Introduction to the legal profession – Barristers, solicitors, paralegals, and other roles
  • Routes to practice in HK, England and Wales, and the US
  • Interactive Session: Barristers within Chambers on a Day in the Life of a Barrister / Solicitor

Day 3: Lecture

  • Introduction to Commercial Law

Day 4: Lecture & Interactive Activities

  • Introduction to Criminal Law / Criminology
  • Introduction to mooting
  • Sharing Session: Guest talk by a Legal Specialist

Day 5: Lecture

  • Introduction to private law, including Music and Sports Law
  • How to prepare your Law School Application
  • Tips on Writing Personal Statements / Interviewing

* The tentative schedule is subject to change.

Date & Time

22-26 July 2024


W Haking Management Development Centre, 14/F Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong



Target Participants

Current Form 3 – Form 6 Students

The HKMA reserves the right to change any of the programme without notice, including but not limited to including but not limited to topics, schedule, activities, assessments, fees, lecturers, and locations.

Early Bird Discount

Deadline for Discount

Information at a Glance



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Course Details

Ms Eunice Chan
Phone: 3958 4819
Email: tsw@hkma.org.hk

General Enquiry / Course Enrolment / Membership Information

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

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