Directorate of Legal Education Pakistan Bar Council

Mr. Azam Nazeer Tarar Minister for Law and Justice
Mansoor Usman Awan Chairman Pakistan Bar Council
Mr. Riazat Ali Sahar Vice-Chairman PBC
Mr. Farooq Hamid Naek Chairman, Executive Committee PBC
Syed Qalb e Hassan Chairman Legal Education Committee
Mr. Raja Naeem Akbar Federal Secretary for Law
Usama Malik Director Legal Education




    The Pakistan Bar Council has established an autonomous Directorate of Legal Education (DLE) in order to implement the Judgment of Hon’ble Supreme Court, passed in Constitution Petition No. 134/2012 (SCMR 2019 389I) for improvement of standard and quality of Legal Education in Pakistan. The Directorate in pursuance of rule 6 of the Directorate of Legal Education Rules, 2023 shall perform the following functions namely:___

    1. Work towards the improvement of the standard and quality of legal education;

    2. Ensure universities, degree awarding institutes and colleges imparting legal education are adhering to the requirements and standards as prescribed under the Legal Education Rules, 2015;

    3. Continued Legal Education;

    4. Monitoring and regulating different aspects of legal education and professional standards for entry into the legal profession;

    5. Teacher’s training;

    6. Work towards the promotion of legal research;

    7. Inspection of universities, colleges and institutes imparting legal education;

    8. Initiating advanced specialized professional legal courses;

    9. Liaison with relevant stake holders including but not limited to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan with regards to matters of legal education;

    10. Organizing moot Court competitions at National and international levels;

    11. Assist the legal education committee of the Pakistan Bar Council in its functioning as and when required.


    Saqib Faraz

    Deputy Director

    Shamil Hassan

    Assistant Director (IT)