Directorate of Legal Education Pakistan Bar Council

About Us

About DLE

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.

Our Mission

The mission of the Directorate of Legal Education is to kick-start the next level of evolution in legal education in Pakistan. The establishment of this Directorate will bring about a paradigm shift in the teaching of, and research in law throughout Pakistan.

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