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
Top Up subjects
Hong Kong Constitutional Law
Hong Kong Land Law
Hong Kong Legal System
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.
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). | Return to the top
How do I apply for the PCLL Conversion Examinations?
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.
You should return FORM B together with the cheque/ bank draft as mentioned above to the address below:
Conversion Examination Board
C/- PCLL Conversion Examination and Administration Limited
34/F United Centre