LLB

Objective

The immediate objective of our five-year LL.B. program is to produce legal practitioners who are not only able to work in Pakistan, but also abroad.

Benchmark

The program follows the guidelines prescribed by the Higher Education Commission.

Duration, Credits, and Roadmap

The program is spread over five years, comprises of 166 credits, and has the following structure:

SemesterCoursesCredits
1st
  • English-I
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Introduction to Law
  • Skills Development
  • 3
  • 2
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
2nd
  • English-II
  • Ethics or Islamic Studies
  • Priciples of Political Science
  • Legal System of Pakistan
  • History of South Asia
  • Law of Torts- I
  • 3
  • 2
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
3rd
  • English-III
  • Introduction to Logic and Reasoning
  • Islamic Jurisprudence-I
  • Law of Torts- II
  • Law of Contract-I
  • Constitutional Law- I (UK)
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
4th
  • Human Rights Law
  • ConstitutionalLaw-II (US)
  • Law of Contract-II
  • Islamic Jurisprudence-II
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
5th
  • Jurisprudence-I
  • Constitutional Law-III (Pakistan)
  • Islamic Personal Law-I
  • Criminal Law-I
  • Law of Property
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
6th
  • Jurisprudence-II
  • Law of Business Organization
  • Islamic Personal Law-II
  • Criminal Law-II
  • Land Laws
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
7th
  • Public International Law-I
  • Constitutional Developments in Pakistan
  • Civil Procedure-I
  • Criminal Procedure-I
  • Law of Evidence-I
  • Legal Drafting-I
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
8th
  • Public International Law-II
  • Equity and Specific Relief
  • Civil Procedure-II
  • Criminal Procedure-II
  • Law of Evidence-II
  • Legal Drafting-II
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Summer Internship 3
9th
  • Research Methods
  • Minor Acts
  • Elective-I
  • Elective-II
  • Moot Cases and Role Playing
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
10th
  • Administrative Law
  • Interpretation of Statutes and Legislative Drafting
  • Research Project
  • Elective-IV
  • Elective-V
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total Credits 166

Following courses will be offered as electives:

  1. Mergers and Acquisitions
  2. Competition
  3. Corporate Governance
  4. Intellectual Property
  5. International Trade
  6. Multinational Enterprises
  7. Negotiation
  8. Project Finance
  9. Transnational Commercial Law
  10. Admission Criteria

The minimum required qualification is twelve years of education.

The school conducts its own admission test that examines an applicant's skills in English and general knowledge. A committee of three faculty members interviews and evaluates the candidates. The committee considers the applicant's performane in the written test, previous academic performance, letters of recommendation, co-curricular accomplishments, and other relevant factors.

Recognition by Pakistan Bar Council

The Administration at UMT is fully informed as to the standards and rules of procedure for the recognition of universities/law schools by Pakistan Bar Council. Please click here to access the same.

The Administration is determined to devote all necessary resources and to take all necessary steps to present a program of legal education to qualify for approval by the Council. It makes no representation to any applicant that UMT will be recognized by the Council prior to the graduation of any matriculating student.

Fee

Total fee for the program is Rs.1,350,000.00/- (Rupees 1.35 Million).

For Further Information

Ali Ammar
[LL.B. (Punjab); Advocate, High Court]
Coordinator, UMT School of Law and Policy
Tel: +92-42-35211058
Tel: +92-42-35212801 (Ext. 3308)

Cell: +92 305 444 0 672 (between 10:30AM to 03:30PM)
Email: [email protected]
http://slp.umt.edu.pk

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