LAW COURSES

Hong Kong Law Tutors is a world-class provider of law tutoring and education consultancy for the following law courses and exams: LSAT, LNAT, JD, LLB, GDL, LPC, BPTC, SQE 1, SQE 2, NCA Exams Canada, Ontario Bar Exams Canada, BC Bar Exams Canada, New York Bar Exams, California Bar Exams.

University Admissions

Regardless of whether you are looking to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate course, Hong Kong Law Tutors is happy to assist. Hong Kong Law Tutors is a leading provider of University Admissions Applications Assistance and Consulting services across North America and Europe. In particular, we have experience in the areas displayed below. Should your preferences not fall within these categories, rest be assured that we always strive to cater our services to your needs and rarely turn away requests for assistance. Our tutors and personnel are on hand to offer all the support you need. 

Interview Training and Skills
Drafting CVs and Resumes
Writing and editing cover letters
Roadmap and Timetabling
Brainstorming on application essay topics
Proofreading Essays
UCAS Preparation Courses
Keywords revision and vocabulary building
Process, content and approach navigation 

Why Invest?

Pursuing higher education is a monumental turning point in one’s life, and one should not shy from investing in their education from an early stage. University admissions for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes have gotten increasingly competitive, and even well-qualified and talented candidates may be overlooked if they lack the training to make their application shine. We seek to give you the X factor and empower you to stand head above shoulders from other applicants vying for the same spot.

UCAS Applications

We have a dedicated programme for UCAS Applications. Within this, we offer assistance with applications to Oxbridge as well. Our consultations can take place either at our student’s houses, at our tuition centres or even online, depending on our students’ needs. Tutors are allocated based on a careful consideration of compatibility with individual students’ backgrounds and interests.

This programme includes pre-course consultations during which tutors and students will brainstorm on application themes and colleges of choice. We then follow this up with discussion on writing and editing application essay through multiple rounds. Following this, we discuss how to prepare for admission interviews based on our tutors’ extensive professional and academic experience within these premier institutions themselves. Interview training is comprehensive, and includes case studies, key word selection, admissions test guidance, interview cues, and interviewee mannerisms.

What are the LNAT and LSAT?

The LNAT is used by universities in the United Kingdom to assess students for suitability to study law at undergraduate level. Universities in the United States of America use the LSAT to evaluate students for graduate law school admission use the LSAT. Both tests are integral to securing a spot in your school of choice.

What is the format of the LSAT?

The LSAT is a standardised test required for admission to law school in the United States of America. It is a half-day standardised test that assesses reading comprehension as well as logical and verbal reasoning proficiency. The exam consists of six sections, with four scored multiple choice sections, an unscored writing section, and an unscored experimental section. Students have 35 minutes to finish each section. The test is delivered seven times each year, and students may take no more than three attempts each year. Upon application, all previous scores from the past five years are reported to schools, with schools using either the highest score or average score to rank applicants for admission.

What is the format of the LNAT?

The LNAT is required by a select group of premium universities in the United Kingdom prior to undergraduate admission to law degrees (LLB). It consists of two sections, namely, multiple choice questions (Section A) and an essay component (Section B). The multiple choice section is 95 minutes long, and requires students to understand and analyse 12 passages before responding to set questions. The essay component is 40 minutes long and requires students to respond intelligently to one of three essay prompts. The score is predicated on performance on the multiple choice section of the exam only. Students may only take the LNAT exam once per admission cycle.

How can Hong Kong Law Tutors help you?

We understand that clients will simultaneously need to juggle other examinations and commitments while preparing for the LSAT and/or LNAT. With this is mind, we recommend starting early. LNAT and LSAT tests are only delivered a limited number of times each year and students have limited tries to optimise their scores. Our tutors are trained in delivering LNAT and LSAT training and guidance to clients and have a thorough understanding of assessed requirements. Our quality guarantee ensures that you are best placed to tackle these transformational exams in a timely manner.  

LLB AND JD

Our tutors have a veritable list of academic distinctions and achievements for renowned institutions all over the world. We have access to a large and growing network of tutors and professional academics and would be happy to arrange bespoke courses for your needs.  

PGDL

The Post Graduate Diploma in Law (PGDL) course is a conversion course required for individuals who have graduated with a non-law degree who wish to study law at a postgraduate level. Our tutors have themselves extensive experience studying for and teaching modules within the PGDL syllabus. They hail from a variety of professional practice and research schools, such as BPP Law School, University of Law, Nottingham Law School, City Law School, and several other premier universities across the United Kingdom. Our team is qualified to teach across the various core modules and electives offered across the PGDL.  

LPC

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) Professional Diploma is a prerequisite to qualification as a solicitor in the United Kingdom. Students are required to pass an intensive series of modules and assessments to ensure that they acquire the foundational skills for professional practice. The LPC consists of 2 stages, consisting of Stage 1 Core Modules and Stage 2 Elective Modules. Our tutors have themselves extensive experience studying for and teaching modules within the Legal Practice Course syllabus. They hail from a variety of professional practice schools, such as BPP Law School, University of Law, Nottingham Law School, and City Law School.  

SQE

Our world class SQE tutors impart training for SQE candidates planning to sit the SQE 1 and SQE 2. We provide one to one tuition to ensure that you are in the best possible position to pass the SQE. Our tutors are carefully selected from across the legal profession. Many of them are established lawyers and barristers. However, we also have tutors that have first hand experience of the SQE examinations and are therefore perfectly placed to guide you through the SQE.

Hong Kong Law Tutors offers a unique one to one experience for their students. Tutors are carefully paired with students to cater to their individual needs. This results in a focused and bespoke service where tutors are able to identify their students strengths and weakness and adapt their tutoring to accommodate these needs. In addition to this, the first hand legal experience of our tutors means they are well placed to help their students navigate the complexity of these exams and devise appropriate and effective exam technique. This considered and focused approach makes Hong Kong Law Tutors a perfect choice if you are looking to take the SQE exams.

About the SQE

Before undertaking the SQE you must have a bachelor’s degree, this does not have to be in law. However, if you do have a law degree you can proceed straight to the SQE. If you do not have a law degree you must either undertake the PGDL or other equivalent qualification before proceeding to the SQE.

The SQE is split into two parts, SQE 1 and SQE 2. You cannot take the SQE 2 until you have passed the SQE 1.

SQE 1

SQE 1 is a multiple choice exam that takes place over two days. On each day candidates will take 180 single best answer (multiple choice) questions. On each day the exam lasts approximately five hours with a one hour lunch break in the middle.

The SQE 1 tests candidates on their knowledge of the Functioning Legal Knowledge. Day 1 tests FLK 1 (Functioning Legal Knowledge 1) and Day 2 tests FLK 2 (Functioning Legal Knowledge 2).

FLK 1
Business Law and Practice
Contract Law
Dispute Resolution
Tort Law
The Legal System of England and Wales
Public Law
Legal Services

FLK 2
Property Law and Practice
Land Law
Probate Law and Practice
Trusts
Criminal Law and Practice
Criminal Law
Solicitors Accounts

Ethics and Professional Conduct is also assessed. This subject is pervasive, meaning it is tested across all the subjects and examinations.

There are two sittings per year for SQE 1, one in January and one in July and candidates have up to three attempts to pass the exam within a six year period. For dates and costings please see the SRA website.

SQE 2

SQE 2 is a much more practical exam. 50% of the SQE 2 is assessed on legal knowledge and 50% is assessed on skills. SQE 2 takes place over five days. Three days of written exams and two days of oral exams. The same subjects are tested as for the SQE, with the exception of Solicitors Accounts, The legal System of England and Wales and Public law. As in SQE 1 Ethics and Professional Conduct will be pervasive throughout all the exams.

There are four sittings per year for the SQE 2: January, April, July and October. For dates and costings please see the SRA website.

Oral examinations

There will be two days of oral exams. On both days there will be two exams, one Advocacy exam and one Interviewing exam. One of the advocacy exams will assess Dispute resolution (inclusive of Contract Law and Tort Law), the other advocacy exam will assess Criminal Litigation. One of the interviewing exams will assess Property Practice (inclusive of Land Law) the other interviewing exam will assess Probate practice (inclusive of Trust Law).

Written examinations

There will be three days of written exams. Each day there will be four exams: Case and Matter Analysis, Legal Drafting, Legal Research and Legal Writing. Day one will assess Dispute Resolution (inclusive of Contract Law and Tort Law) and Criminal Litigation. Day two will assess Property Practice (inclusive of Land Law) and Probate law (inclusive of Trust Law). Day three will assess Business Law and Practice (inclusive of Contract Law and Tort Law).

After the exams

Alongside passing both SQE 1 and SQE 2 each candidate must undertake two years of qualifying work experience (QWE) before they can qualify as a solicitor. This can be undertaken before, during or after the SQE.

Qualifying work experience must give the candidate the opportunity to perform more than one of the Solicitor Competencies, as set out by the SRA: SRA | Statement of solicitor competence | Solicitors Regulation Authority. There is no hard and fast rule as to what constitutes QWE so individuals are advised to discuss QWE with their employer before starting work.

Once these two years have been completed you must pass the SRA’s assessment of character and suitability. Once all these steps have been completed you are then fully qualified and can be admitted onto the Roll of Solicitors.

BPC/BTC/BPTC

The Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) is a postgraduate course that enables law graduates to be called to the bar, and practice as barristers in England and Wales. It is one of the three stages of legal education required prior to being called to the bar. Our tutors have themselves extensive experience studying for and teaching modules within the Legal Practice Course syllabus. They hail from the four Inns of Court and eight institutes that offer the BPTC and have experience within these distinguished institutions. Our team is qualified to teach across the various core modules and electives offered across the BPTC. 


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