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Gary Meggitt

Department of Professional Legal Education
ASIAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL LAW

Associate Professor
MA (Oxon), MPhil (HKU), FRSA, ACII, MCIArb
Solicitor Advocate (England & Wales) – non-practicing, Barrister at Law (Lincoln’s Inn) – non-practicing, Mediator (CEDR Accredited)


Biography

Gary was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1993 and spent 12 years in practice with several leading UK law firms. He is also Called to the Bar in England & Wales.

He taught at BPP Law School in London from 2000 to 2007. Gary also served as a Director of BPP Professional Development, with responsibility for its Professional Skills Course (PSC), and was the Course Director of BPP Law School’s Full-Time Bar Vocational Course (BVC).

Gary joined the Faculty in 2007 and teaches civil litigation, commercial dispute resolution and professional practice & management, for which he is also the course co-ordinator, on the PCLL programme. He also teaches insurance law on the Faculty’s LLM and JD programmes.

Gary has written extensively on civil litigation, lawyers’ professional conduct and insurance-related subjects. He is a contributing author to A Guide to Civil Procedure in Hong Kong (Sixth Edition, LexisNexis, 2017); author of Wilkinson’s Professional Conduct of Lawyers in Hong Kong (LexisNexis, 2019); author of Mediation and ADR Confidentiality in Hong Kong (Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2019) and Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong volume on Limitation of Actions (LexisNexis, 2015); and the general editor of Civil Justice Reform – What has it achieved? (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010).

He was the Director of AIIFL from 2015-2019 and served as Deputy Head of the PLE Department from 2009 to 2012.

Gary is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society’s Insurance Law Committee. He is also serves as an Examiner for Head IV (Accounts & Professional Conduct) of the Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination (OLQE). In addition, Gary is a member of the Future Task Force of the Hong Kong Insurance Authority.


Research Area

  • Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance Law
  • Civil Litigation and Advocacy
  • Professional Liabilities

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