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Why choose our PCLL Conversion Notes for the PCLL Conversion Exams?


To be eligible for admission to the PCLL in Hong Kong all students will have to demonstrate competence in 11 Core Subjects and 3 Top-up Subjects by either passing the relevant subjects as part of their common law qualifications or by passing the relevant subject in the Hong Kong Conversion Examination for PCLL Admission.
PCLL Conversion Core and Top Up Subjects
Core subjects Top Up subjects
Business Associations Hong Kong Constitutional Law
Civil Procedure Hong Kong Land Law
Criminal Procedure Hong Kong Legal System
Commercial Law
Evidence


However, PCLL Conversion exams are not offered for the following subjects: Contract Law, Tort Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, and Equity. This means that in order to be eligible for admission to the PCLL in HK, you must demonstrate competence in these subjects via your main law qualification.

More details are available at http://www.pcea.com.hk/newrequirement.pdf.
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Contract, Civil Procedure, Tort, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Evidence Law, Criminal Law, Business Associations, Land Law, Commercial Law, and Equity.

However, note that PCLL Conversion exams are only offered for the following core subjects: Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Commercial Law, Evidence Law and Business Associations.
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Hong Kong Constitutional Law, Hong Kong Legal System, and Hong Kong Land Law. PCLL Conversion exams are offered for all three subjects.
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Conversion exams are usually held during January and June of each year.
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Yes, there are no limits as to how you wish to complete the PCLL Conversion exams and how many times you wish to attempt each PCLL Conversion exam subject.
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No, a candidate can sit for the conversion exams while studying for his/ her law degree.
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Open book exams include: Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Commercial Law, Evidence Law, Business Associations, Hong Kong Land Law and Hong Kong Constitutional Law.

Hong Kong Legal System is a closed book exam.
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PCLL Conversion exams for the core subjects are 3 hours long while conversion exams for the 3 top-up subjects are 1.5 hours long.
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Yes, the PCLL Conversion past papers are available on the Conversion Examination Board website. These include some general commentary on the responses for the particular examination year, but no detailed PCLL Conversion past paper answers are provided. However, we provide detailed PCLL Conversion past paper answers in our PCLL Conversion Model Exam Answers (Past Paper Answers).
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How do I apply for the PCLL Conversion Examinations?
  1. If you wish to apply to sit for any of the PCLL Conversion exams, you must complete FORM B (http://www.pcea.com.hk/package.pdf).
  2. Together with FORM B, you must also send a cheque/ bank draft of the examination fees payable to the “PCLL Conversion Examination and Administration Limited”. Examination fees are HK$2000 for each subject and if you are only taking one or two parts of the commercial law exam than HK$800 for each part of the commercial law exam.
  3. You should return FORM B together with the cheque/ bank draft as mentioned above to the address below:

    The Secretary
    Conversion Examination Board
    C/- PCLL Conversion Examination and Administration Limited
    34/F United Centre
    95 Queensway Hong Kong

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  • If you wish to seek exemption from any of the PCLL Conversion core or top up subjects, you should complete FORM A (http://www.pcea.com.hk/package.pdf).
  • Together with FORM A, you must also send a copy (not originals) of all official academic transcripts for the subjects that you are applying for exemption
  • Together with FORM A, you must also send a cheque/ bank draft of HK$1,000 payable to the "PCLL Conversion Examination and Administration Limited".
  • You should return FORM A together with copies of your academic transcript and the cheque/ bank draft of HK $1,000 as mentioned above to the address below:

    The Secretary
    Conversion Examination Board
    C/- PCLL Conversion Examination and Administration Limited
    34/F United Centre
    95 Queensway Hong Kong

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