LW5659 - Civil Procedure

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester

For 2012 Cohort and before:
LW2600 or LW5653; and
LW2601 or LW5601; and
LW2602 or LW2602A and LW2602B or LW5602; and
LW2603 or LW2603A and LW2603B or LW5603
For 2013 Cohort and thereafter: LW5621, LW5622, LW5602 and LW5603

Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to:
  • examine the principles of law and rules relevant to civil procedure in the courts of Hong Kong;
  • provide an understanding and practical appreciation of existing and possible mechanisms for the disposal of civil disputes and an opportunity to examine and appreciate conflicts of interests and values which can arise in civil proceedings;
  • provide an understanding and practical appreciation of the powers, duties and ethical responsibilities of those engaged in civil litigation;
  • provide an opportunity to identify and analyse concepts of civil procedure;
  • provide an understanding and practical appreciation of main reforms to the civil procedural rules.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 or 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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