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.

ICLS reflects the ideals of Quaid-e-Azam M.A. Jinnah – “a society built on equality, justice, and fair play.” We welcome talented students from all backgrounds, united by a passion for the law and a commitment to these enduring principles.

At ICLS, we believe in you. No matter your background, ambitions, or interests, we provide an environment where you can thrive. Here, you’ll join a dynamic community united by a passion for legal excellence and social justice. We’ll equip you with the skills to excel in every aspect of the legal field – from courtroom litigation and arbitration to negotiation and mediation. ICLS empowers you to be a powerful advocate, a champion for peace, and a relentless pursuer of the highest ideals of the rule of law.

Imagine yourself at the forefront of the legal field, representing your country on the global stage, leaving a lasting legacy at a prestigious institution. ICLS empowers you to achieve this. Here, your development flourishes in a supportive environment. We’ll equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed, pushing you to reach your full potential. Remember, the world needs more kindness and more changemakers. Join our vibrant community, embrace the spirit of ‘dare to be different,’ and become the force for positive change you envision.


A dynamic community united by a passion for legal excellence and social justice.

About ICLS

Our academic vision revolves around connecting students to bring out the best in them in this digital age, by adapting them to learn, research and connect to the world. ICLS focuses on being flexible by combining the world of advanced study with the world of work.

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.

Unleashing your potential as a legal leader starts at ICLS. This esteemed law school empowers aspiring lawyers to forge fulfilling careers through prestigious University of London degrees. Choose from the LLB Hons or LLM programs, or prepare for the Bar Transfer Test with BPP University. ICLS also offers pathway programs like the ATHE Diploma and Extended Diploma in Law for those seeking LLB eligibility.

Beyond academics, ICLS ignites your passion for justice through a vibrant events calendar. Sharpen your legal mind and advocacy skills at the ICLS Model United Nations, National Women’s Moot Court Competition, and ICLS Debating Championship. Gain valuable insights on women’s rights at the International Women’s Day Symposium and delve deeper into legal practice through the M.A. Jinnah Moot Court Competition. Additionally, hone your negotiation and dispute resolution techniques with Civil/Commercial Mediation Training.

ICLS goes beyond the classroom, fostering well-rounded legal professionals. The esteemed Legal Clinics program hones your legal, advocacy, and research skills through practical experience. Meanwhile, specialized centers tackle critical issues. The Centre for Law and Human Rights, collaborating with Amnesty International South Asia, champions human rights in Pakistan. The Centre for Global Research provides legal support to institutions strengthening Pakistani law. Finally, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution Lahore (ICDRL) offers dispute resolution services with accredited mediators and arbitrators. ICDRL is also home to ADR ODR International UK, the only platform in Pakistan providing accredited ADR training.

Meet Our Team

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

core team icls

Sarah Tarar

Dean | Director ICDRL | Lecturer Contract Law & LLM | UOL Worldwide Recognised Tutor | LLM (LONDON) | Mediator World Bank Group
Sonia Riaz

Sonia Riaz Hussain

Seemin Ahmed

Seemin Ahmed


Moghees Uddin Khan

Associate Director Academics | Director CLHR | Lecturer PIL, IPHR & LLM | LLM (Warwick)

Mariam Naim

Head of Laws | Lecturer Conflict of Laws & LLM | LLM (Queen Mary)

Ali Raza

Head of Digital Media Design & Development
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