Becoming Barristers

There are different ways of getting qualified to be admitted as a barrister in Hong Kong. 

According to section 27(1) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159), a person is qualified for admission as a barrister if he:

(a) is a holder of a Postgraduate Certificate in Law (PCLL);
(b) is a solicitor in Hong Kong; or
(c) is an overseas lawyer