Directorate of Legal Studies

Directorate of Legal Education, Pakistan Bar Council

Mr. Azam Nazeer Tarar Federal Minister for Law
Ashtar Ausaf Ali Chairman Pakistan Bar Council
Hafeez-ur-Rehman Chaudhary Vice-Chairman PBC
Pir Muhammad Masood Chishti Chairman, Executive Committee PBC
Muhammad Ahsan Bhoon Chairman Legal Education Committee
Mr. Raja Naeem Akbar Federal Secretary for Law
Usama Malik Director Legal Education




    On the direction of the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Ministry of Law and Justice and the Pakistan Bar Council desired to cooperate on the establishment of a Directorate of Legal Education. The said directorate has been established and is fully functional now. The said Directorate is supposed to operate in the following domains:

    i. Improvement of the standard and quality of legal education;

    ii. Promotion of legal education;

    iii. Continued Legal Education;

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

    teachers’ training;

    v. Legal research;

    vi. Inspection of law colleges/universities imparting legal education;

    vii. Advanced specialized professional courses; and

    viii. Moot Court competitions at National and international levels;

    ix. Matters concerning legal education.

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    Saqib Faraz

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    Shamil Hassan

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