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HKU Exploring Legal Academy for the Talented 2022

HKU Exploring Legal Academy for the Talented 2022

HKU Exploring Legal Academy for the Talented 2022

Programme Date: August 8-12, 2022 (Online Programme; 9am to 4pm)

Target: S2 to S4 students

Programme Fee: HK$5,100*

Registration: Please apply HERE* with your registered email by July 1, 2022 (HKT). Please note that rolling admission will start on March 1, 2022.

*It is our firm belief that no student should be denied admission due to financial difficulties. Grant is available for students who can provide supporting documents issued by the Student Finance Office for receiving a full grant of Student Textbook Assistance Scheme or documents from the Social Welfare Department for obtaining CSSA. To apply, please select the specific programme on the system accordingly.  Deadline for application is on July 1, 2022.

Programme Information:

This 5-day online intensive course introduces students to applied topics at the intersection of theory and practice of law. The course will begin with an overview of the law as it relates to court procedures and associated issues relating to trial preparation, including a theoretical framework for this area in law.  The course will then move into a series of practical exercises to develop trial techniques covering the various parts of a trial in the court.  Lessons and activities will include building case theory, writing legal briefs, trial procedures, and general courtroom expectations. The course will cover the procedures of both civil and criminal trials, and students will demonstrate their understanding of trial preparation and procedures in a mock trial. 

Learning Outcome:

Students will explore the legal system by examining various types of legal proceedings, and develop trial techniques, including legal writing, depositions, and oral arguments.


Disclaimer: Programme contents and formats are subject to change due to the pandemic situation.  We will continue to work closely with professors to refine our programme and ensure that students will have a safe and enjoyable time. Programme fees and application fees are non-refundable.