Masters in Law (LL.M)

Overview

Masters in LLM programme provides a platform for students who wish to acquire expertise central to an understanding of how law works in a global environment or who wish to pursue doctoral studies.

In this Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program, Students are equipped with the forensic legal skills and knowledge which can usefully be applied in further study, the legal profession, public service or industry. They develop a knowledge and understanding of law in its context, the skills necessary for advanced issues in law and a capacity for individual research.

Career Options

LL.M. Degree Programs opens the door to an immense variety of career options, both legal and non-legal. During the student academic tenure to explore more than one of these professional paths through attendance at career panels, talking with professors, networking with attorneys, reading trade publications and taking part in legal and non-legal professional associations.

Most Lawyers prefer to become an advocate and practice law as a profession. For that they have to enroll with the Local/State/Central Bar Council. Central/State Government jobs are also open to Lawyers. They can be appointed as Judges of various courts, as Attorney and Solicitor General, as Public Prosecutor and also in Defense, Tax and Labour departments. Moreover Lawyer can also work as legal counsel and legal advisers for firms, organizations and families. They also can be appointed as Company Secretaries in various firms. They also can work with legal consultancy firms dealing with tax, excise, patent, labor and environmental laws. They also can work as trustees of various trusts, law reporters in media industries. Besides Lawyers have also ample career options in Law schools and collages as a teacher/professor. In addition to this Lawyers also can join politics because they have large public contacts. These non-profit organizations like NGOs are need the service of Lawyers. International agencies like UNO, ILO, and ICJ also employ Lawyers of good reputation and track records.

Others kinds of employments:

  • Private Practice (solo and with firms), about 50% of lawyers work in Private Practice.
  • Government, including Prosecutor's Offices, Attorney Generals, Department of Justice (DEA, FBI, INS, Antitrust, Civil Rights, etc.), Regulatory Agencies (e.g., EPA), Legislative Offices, Judges, etc.
  • In-House lawyers in Corporations
  • Public Interest law (i.e., non-profits such as ACLU, NAACP, NOW, etc.)

Major Subjects

  • Law of Torts
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional History
  • Equity
  • Company Law
  • Companies Ordinance
  • Law of Transfer of Property
  • Muslim Personal Law
  • Public International Law
  • Land Revenue Act
  • Pre - emption Law
  • Tenancy Laws
  • Comparative Jurisprudence
  • Commercial Law - Company Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law and Criminology
  • International Economic Law
  • Islamic Law - Legislation
  • Law of Evidence
  • Law of International Institutions
  • Legal History of the Indo-Pakistan Sub - Continent
  • Law of Tort

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Masters of Law (LL.M):

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university.
  • A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)


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    Hadiqa 02 / Jul / 2019

    Fee schedule of LL.M, kindly tell me

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      Keramat Arshad 14 / May / 2018

      law

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        Zahid Sharfi 27 / Jan / 2018

        Possess a Master's Degree in Political Science from K. U. , 1971.and an L. L. B. degree from K. U. Islamic College. Seek admission to L.L.M.

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          Aqeel Ahmed 08 / Jan / 2018

          free studies required

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            Haiqa 27 / Dec / 2017

            Can we do CSS after LLM?

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              MAHMOOD ALAM 30 / Nov / 2017

              i nedd admission

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                Mobushar Iqbal 02 / Oct / 2016

                about LLM

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