The Law Faculty at our esteemed institution has reached a significant milestone with the establishment of a brand-new Department of Law. This development marks a momentous occasion in our academic journey, as it reflects our commitment to providing students with a comprehensive and world-class legal education. The newly established Law Department is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, a distinguished team of faculty members, and a dynamic curriculum that covers a wide array of legal disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to delve into various aspects of law, from domestic laws and international law to corporate laws and private and comparative laws. This addition not only enhances our academic offerings but also serves as a testament to our dedication to producing competent and well-rounded legal professionals who will shape the future of the legal landscape. We are excited to embark on this new chapter and look forward to the contributions of our students, faculty, and staff in making our Law Department a hub of legal excellence and innovation.
A true jewel in the crown of our Faculty of Law is the renowned moot court, where students can sharpen their advocacy skills, grapple with authentic legal scenarios, and cultivate the confidence to stand before the bench. It is here that the art of argumentation reaches its zenith, preparing our students for the formidable challenges of presenting robust and pragmatic legal arguments in a courtroom or inculcating the intricacies of negotiation, mediation and arbitration through alternative methods of dispute settlement mechanisms.
The curriculum of this degree programme has been designed in accordance with the Bachelor of Law degrees offered by law teaching institutions established under Sri Lankan universities, by highly qualified experts in the field of law who themselves are University professors and senior lecturers with PhDs and other higher academic and professional qualifications and serving in prestigious Sri Lankan and foreign Universities. This programme complies with local and global standards, which would certainly offer an unparallel academic qualification to successfully entre into the legal profession. This degree programme provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, and training in the field of Law with confidence in the moot court practices, and real courtrooms and many more. We are facilitating an industrial placement in leading chambers of law as a compulsory requirement of the degree programme, which will expose you to valuable industry and research experience. Students who wish to pursue a career in the field of academia and research organizations greatly benefit from the dissertation that require to engage in legal research in an area chosen to advance the knowledge gained through the LLB degree programme conducted in the English medium which covers 120 credits of academic exposure. This further improves their legal writing skills and advances their confidence to work in any place in anywhere in the world competently.