While we believe that our JD graduates will possess the analytical skills and legal training to excel in any jurisdiction, graduates who plan to practise in other jurisdictions must still satisfy local qualification requirements, just like graduates who plan to practise in Hong Kong must complete the PCLL.
We believe that the JD qualification will be a valuable credential regardless of the field a graduate chooses to pursue. In fact, many of the Faculty’s graduates pursue careers in other fields than law, such as business, politics and civil service.
Our JD graduates are highly sought after by the best law firms and chambers in Hong Kong. Given the small enrolment number in the programme, our JD graduates enjoy an advantage over graduates of comparable programmes in Hong Kong. We also endeavour to maintain very high admission standards so that our graduates will continue to … Read more
No. PCLL admissions are run separately and our JD graduates will be treated the same as other applicants to the PCLL programme.
No. Graduates of the JD programme who have taken the listed PCLL pre-requisite courses will satisfy all the core law courses required for eligibility to enter the PCLL. There is no need to take any further examination in law.