Message from the Dean

ICLS offers a diverse number of international qualifications to choose from and is the only institute to offer such a wide range of options under one roof. ICLS is an epicentre for all individuals who wish to be a part of the legal fraternity.

I have worked directly with the University of London for more than 19 years and it is my pleasure to welcome you all to ICLS to be a part of this world-renowned International Programme.

ICLS is a dream project with the aim of providing a complete law school experience and a focus on diversity and inclusivity. You will find at your disposal the best legal minds of the country in the shape of your teachers, counsellors and mentors. ICLS aims for excellence that is unmatched anywhere. Our students have been instrumental and fulfilling the vision with which this college was started.

 “Equality, justice, and fair play to everybody” were the ideals on which Quaid-e-Azam M.A. Jinnah expected Pakistani democracy to be built. Therefore, we welcome talented students from all backgrounds, approaches, ambitions, interests, and perspectives.

No matter who you are, whatever you do, however you do it, ICLS is a place where you can flourish. We wish for you to be a part of this community of lawyers that study, teach, write, debate, explore, question, innovate, litigate, arbitrate, mediate, negotiate, advocate peace and pursue the highest ideals of rule of law and justice.

With all your training at ICLS, you will become dynamic members of the local as well as the international legal fraternity. We see each one of you as a catalyst for change, contributing within the ambit of law and society.

We wish for you to be a part of reputable institutions at home and abroad, representing your country at international forums, creating a niche for yourself, doing us proud!

Your development will be unfettered at ICLS and we will help you succeed and fulfil your potential. Work hard and be kind to one another. These are trying times and we have to bring out the best of humanity wherever we are. Know that we dare to be different. You should be the change that you wish to see!

About ICLS

International College for Legal Studies (ICLS) is a Law School for aspiring lawyers and individuals who wish to make their mark in the legal profession. It is a Recognised Teaching Centre of the prestigious University of London for Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons) Programme and also offers the University of London LLM Programme and Bar Transfer Test of BPP University. In addition, it is a Centre for Awards for Training and Higher Education, UK and offers the ATHE Diploma in Law and Extended Diploma in Law for those who wish to become eligible for the LLB Programme with the University of London.

A few of the prominent annual events conducted at ICLS are the ICLS Model United Nations, National Women’s Moot Court Competition, International Women’s Day Symposium, M.A. Jinnah Moot Court Competition, ICLS Debating Championship and Civil/Commercial Mediation Training by ADR ODR International UK.

Furthermore, ICLS has established various centres and clinics focusing on diverse areas. The Legal Clinics programme provides opportunities to enhance students’ abilities and develop their legal, advocacy and research skills to perfection. Centre for Law and Human Rights works in collaboration with Amnesty International South Asia to work towards a better future for human rights in Pakistan. The objective of the Centre for Global Research is to provide much needed legal support to institutions, both domestic and international, working towards strengthening law in Pakistan. International Centre for Dispute Resolution Lahore (ICDRL) offers a range of services through accredited negotiators, mediators and arbitrators as part of its panel to resolve disputes. Home to ADR ODR International UK, it is the only platform in Pakistan which is providing accredited ADR trainings by SIMI, IMI and CMC.

ICLS has established an academic community that unites students, staff and alumni from the legal fraternity. It promotes inclusivity and diversity for instance by providing a daycare facility and a flexibile work routine for all. It prepares student for the practice of law anywhere in the world. ICLS aspires to instil in every student a respect for the rule of law and a commitment to values such as tolerance, cooperation and equality. ICLS strives to produce high quality professionals who are able to successfully interpret and challenge the world which is undergoing massive transformation globally.

Our pedagogy is based upon an effective use of blended learning to ensure enhanced learning. ICLS ensures

  • A community of teachers and students based on equity, diversity and common goals.
  • Opportunities for students to engage in professional development as well as access to various research opportunities for them to fully develop their expertise.

Meet Our Team

Our core team consists of dedicated and hardworking individuals who are experts in their respective fields.

core team icls

Sarah Tarar

UOL Worldwide Recognised Tutor, LLM (London) Consultant Mediator World Bank Group
Sonia Riaz

Sonia Riaz Hussain

UOL Worldwide Recognised Tutor, Advocate High Court, LLM (SOAS)
Seemin Ahmed

Seemin Ahmed

UOL Worldwide Recognised Tutor, Advocate High Court, LLM (London)

Moghees Uddin Khan

Advocate High Court, LLM (Warwick)

Ali Raza

Head of Digital Media Design & Development
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