Department of Professional Legal Education
Programme Director – Part-time PCLL Programme
BA (Cantab), MA (Cantab), BSc (Cornell)
Solicitor of the High Court of the HKSAR
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
Vicci Lau obtained her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Law degrees from the University of Cambridge, before that, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer Economics from Cornell University. She was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales. Before joining the University, Vicci practised as a solicitor in the Capital Markets department of a leading international law firm in Hong Kong, and then she joined a leading investment bank in Hong Kong as a derivatives transaction lawyer.
Vicci joined the Department of Law in 2012 and the Department of Professional Legal Education in 2015. She will mainly be teaching Corporate & Commercial Transactions, Drafting Commercial Agreements and Listed Companies for the PCLL programme.
Vicci received the Faculty’s Outstanding Teaching Award in 2017 and is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (AdvanceHE).
- Professional Legal Education
Lau, Y.J. Vicci. ‘How to Encourage Student Voice: Obtaining Effective Feedback from Law Students in Course Evaluation’. Legal Education Review. September 2019; Volume 29, Issue 1.
Lau V. ‘Drafting an Effective Commercial Agreement – Any Magic Ingredients?’ Hong Kong Lawyer. July 2019; 95-98.
Vicci presented at a number of international conferences on legal education and teaching and learning.
Vicci is an examiner for the Law Society’s Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination. Vicci also sat on various statutory appeal boards.