Top Law Schools in Pakistan




Law in any society determines it nature and way they are living. These set of principle helps the society to business, allows government to rules and to solve the disputes. Law is the important factor as it gives the impression to society that justice will be done and no one is above law. On the other hand, if you are in Pakistan and wanted to know about the top law schools is Pakistan. Here is the list of top law schools in Pakistan which are Pakistan College of Law, University of South Asia Faculty of Law, University of Law post graduate college of Law and Qauid-e Azam Law College.

Top Law Schools in Pakistan

Pakistan College of Law

Pakistan College of Law was established in January 1996. It is affiliated with University of the Punjab since September 1996. Pakistan College of Law is also an affiliate center of the University of London. The college campus is located at Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

Pakistan College of Law has progressed incessantly through obtaining top position in University results, international linkage Program, certificate courses and the outstanding performance by our students in international forums. Pakistan College of Law offers Bachelor Degree programs, as well as LL.M graduate degree programs alongside Law certificates.

Bachelor Law Study

LL.B Punjab University

 It is three years program degree and after that students can enroll as lawyers. For the first , second and third year students will have some compulsory law subjects include:

  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • English Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contract
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Transfer of Property
  • Muslim Personal Law
  • Public International Law
  • Criminal Procedure Code and Medical Jurisprudence
  • Law of Evidence and Legal Ethics

B.A – LL.B Punjab University

The B.A-LL.B program is designed to provide foundation to students in the principles of law and humanities. The B.A-LL.B program not only provides for social science subjects but also lets the students to examine the role played by law within social, political and economic contexts.

Compulsory subjects:

  • English Compulsory
  • Islamic Studies
  • Pakistan Studies

From the elective subjects, students have to choose 2 electives courses:

  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

In the second year of the Program the students shall be offered the following foundation courses in law. The Law subjects include:

  • Legal Foundation Courses for B.A Program
  • Law and its nature
  • Advantages and disadvantages of Law Relationship between Law and other Social Sciences
  • Law and Morality Sources of Law
  • Liberty and Power Criminal Law
  • The concept of Crime and Punishment
  • The Law of Torts
  • The Law of Contract
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal System of Pakistan

LL.B. Honors University of London International Programs

Pakistan College of Law also offers the LL.B Honors Programs with six different colleges of University of London. This undergraduate degree program is 3 to 4 years program. These Colleges are: Birkbeck, King’s College London, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Queen Mary, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and UCL (University College London)

Following subjects will be taught in Program

  • Qualifying Law Degree (LLB)
  • Standard Entry Route – Non Qualifying Law Degree (LLB)
  • Graduate Entry Route – Qualifying Law Degree (LLB)
  • Graduate Entry Route – Non Qualifying Law Degree (LLB)

BSc Accounting with Law University of London

It is sort of undergraduate degree with subjects of accounting and finance to be taught with law subjects. The undergraduate program in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences (EMFSS), is provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

BSc Management with Law University of London

This degree combines essential elements of the BSc. Management with the LL.B (Law) program, giving you an opportunity for both critical and theoretical study. Degree is designed to provide Management and Law knowledge.  This program has broad approach to the subjects rather than focusing on narrow technicalities.

Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law University of London

The Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law is a qualification in its own right that also provides an alternative entry route to degree study. The subjects studied in the Certificate are the same as the first four Intermediate subjects of the LLB. It is one year to five year program. And students will have law subjects like:

  • Common Law Reasoning and Institutions
  • Criminal Law
  • Elements of the law of contract
  • Public Law

Graduate Program

The Pakistan College of Law on offers one graduate program. This degree program is LL.M in Law with the affiliation of University of London.

LL.M. University of London

This law Program is provided jointly by the Departments of Law of Queen Mary and UCL (University College London). The program is highly flexible, enabling candidates to adapt a program according to their own needs. The program is with over 25 courses to select from and with 30 specializations. This program has proved to be highly successful in that PCL students obtained an overall average of 60% in their first year examinations.

Tuition Fee

LLB University of London International Program Fee

The Application Fee: is £ 84 with the Registration Fee of £ 816. For the Continuing Registration Fee is £ 375 and Examination Fee per 30 credit module is £ 204

Pakistan College of Law Fee

Now coming to the PCL fee structure, the Registration Fee & Administrative Charges is Rs. 50,000, with College Tuition Fee is Rs. 4, 00, 000 totals.  And the Library Fee: Rs. 20,000

LL.M (University of London International Program)

University of London International Program, the Registration Fee (paid once) is £ 886 with total Masters of Laws (LL.M): £ 8,662.

Pakistan College of Law Fee

Registration Fee (paid once): Rs. 60,000

Total Fees: Rs. 400,000

Upon the acceptance of the candidate

50% of the total Fees shall become payable

Library Fee: Rs. 16,000


University of South Asia Lahore

The University of South Asia or USA is a private university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1987 as a computer training institution with the name of National College of Computer Sciences. The university has Faculty of Law; it only offers one undergraduate degree for 5 years as LLB in law and one graduate degree Masters in Law.

Bachelors in Law

The Bachelors in Law is a 5-year professional degree program, is approved by Pakistan Bar Council, as well as by the Punjab Bar Council. The degree awarded is recognized by HEC and accepted world-wide. It is 166 credit hours program with no thesis. Students have to complete a project. As it is a lengthy program with 8 semesters and project, the subjects include:

  • Human rights Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Torts
  • Public International Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure

Master is Law

The Masters in Law Program is a 2 year degree program, the degree awarded is recognized by HEC and Pakistan Bar Council accepted world-wide. Currently, we hold the unique status of highest number of legal professionals from the Bench and the Bar enrolled in our program.

The university of Lahore-Post Graduate institute of Law

The  University of Lahore is located in Lahore. It is one of largest private university of Pakistan with founded in 1998. It has campuses all over Pakistan. The university of Lahore two bachelors’ degree with one post graduate degree Masters in Law taught at Post Graduate institute of Law.

Bachelors of Law – LLB (5 years)

This degree program started after the completion of intermediate or HSSC studies in Pakistan. LL.B degree is in accordance with the guidelines and requirements of the HEC and Pakistan Bar Council. This will be an academic as well as professional degree in law and legal studies.  On the other hand, all courses are taught which are approved and recommended by Bar Council. So that students will have no problem in enrolling as lawyer in Pakistan. The total fee is 424,400 Rs, with registration fee is 25,000 Rs.  The subjects include some compulsory and electives as well:

  • Human Rights Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Constitutional Law
  • Islamic Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Law of Property
  • Civil and Criminal Procedures

Bachelors of Law – LLB (3 years)

This degree program is taken after the Bachelors degree, all the subjects that are includes in the syllabus are recommended and approved by Pakistan Bar Council.  Degree will be gives by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The total fee is Rs 298,000 with 25,000 Rs registration fee.

Master of LAW

LL.M program is designed to develop sound theoretical knowledge of the subject and its application. This program helps the students to grasp tools and skills for advanced studies leading to Ph.D. This program taught at Post Graduate institute of Law. It is two year program with fourth semester as a Thesis.

Quaid-e-Azam Law College

The Quaid-e-Azam Law College is a private law college located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It is the first private sector law college in the Punjab. QLC is affiliated with University of the Punjab established in 1987. The Quaid-e-Azam Law College only offers LLB degree program of 3 years. with the course modules include:

  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • English Jurisprudence
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort & Easement
  • Criminal Law
  • Company Laws
  • Law of Transfer of Property
  • Muslim Personal Law
  • Public International law