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Are you considering to qualify as a Solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales or as a Lawyer in the United States? Or are you looking to complete a Master's degree to enhance your career?

This seminar will be introducing about:
- The University of Law, their Hong Kong Campus and programmes
- Routes to practise in Hong Kong, England and Wales and in the United States
- Career opportunities upon completion of The University of Law programmes and obtaining the qualifications
- Q&A session

The seminar will be hosted by two faculty members: Aruna Verma, Programme Director of The University of Law Hong Kong Campus (ULaw Hong Kong Campus) who is an experienced solicitor in England and Wales, alongside with Knut Fournier, Senior Lecturer of ULaw Hong Kong Campus who is a qualified lawyer in the United States.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jun 16, 2021 07:00 PM Hong Kong SAR
Topic: Practising Law in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and the United States

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Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

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Aruna Verma

Aruna Verma is an Associate Professor at The University of Law.  She is the Programme Director in Hong Kong.

Aruna holds an LLB Hons attending the College of Law in Guildford for the LPC.

She trained and qualified as a solicitor predominantly working in litigation.  She began teaching in 2008 as a visiting lecturer whilst she maintained her practise. She initially taught on the BVC (now BPC) before expanding her teaching into the LPC, GDL and MA Law. She teaches criminal litigation and ethics on the BPC, dispute resolution and advanced crime on the LPC, criminal law, contract law and ethics on the GDL and MA Law course.

Aruna has been a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority since 2016. She was recognised for her teaching excellence in 2019 where she was awarded MA Law lecturer of the year voted by the Student Association.

Aruna enjoys developing international activities and non-standard programmes such as summer schools.

Knut Fournier 

Knut is currently a senior tutor at The University of Law in Hong Kong, and he is also an in-house lawyer at StubHub, eBay's live events marketplace. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Knut worked as a monitoring trustee for competition authorities in Europe, in the United States, in Brazil and in China. He is a US-qualified lawyer. He holds law degrees from the University of Paris and from King’s College London. He is currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Competition Association.

Language English
Date and Time 2021/06/16 19:00 to 20:00
Venue Online via Zoom
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Ankie Pang
Tel: 2823 1237
Fee Free of Charge
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