LLB provides the fundamental knowledge one will need to train as a solicitor or barrister once the LLB student graduate. A student has also options where they can either opt for only LLB course or include a minor field like Business, Criminology etc within your law degree.
What does LLB teaches
At the core of every LLB degree are the ‘foundations of legal knowledge’ required by the legal professional bodies. These comprise contract law, tort law, criminal law, equity ,the law of trusts, international law, property law and public law.
Studying law helps develop many skills which are equally valuable outside the legal profession like in particular :-
- Analysis and problem solving Techniques
- Compiling credible information from different sources
- Time management
- Research skills
- Presentation skills
- Communication both verbal and written
- Negotiation skills
- Logical reasoning Techniques
RECOGNITION OF LAW DEGREE
There are lots of universities in UK which are offering law degrees and are recognized all over the world. But as European laws are different , some countries lay different recognition criteria in their respective countries. A prime example is explained below which talks about the UK law degree recognition in India.
The Degrees in law from the following Universities in UK gets recognition by the Bar Council of India provided : ***
(i). The students have undergone a regular law course after graduation in the pattern of 10+2+3+3 or a 5 year course in the pattern of 10+2+5
(ii) The following conditions are applicable for Universities which are marked with “*” in the list given below
(a)Three years’ LLB degree only if taken after a three years’ bachelor degree course in any subject ( that is after obtaining BA / BSc /BCom /BBA); or
(b) Three Years’ LL.B. course followed immediately by 1 year whole time LPC/BVC and followed by a contract of service with a Law Firm for two years to be entitled to be enrolled as a solicitor or take pupilage for a year in a Chamber of a qualified Barrister to be a Master, or
(c) Four Years’ of LLB jointly with another subject like Finance, Accounts, Management or a Language to be immediately followed by one year full time LPC/BVC from a College of Inns of courts/ Solicitors Society or a Master degree in Law.
The list of Universities are as follows :-
12) UNIVERSITY OF HEARTFORDSHIRE
21) KINGSTON UNIVERSITY,LONDON
22) UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL OF LEGAL STUDIES
23) SCHOOL OF LAW,UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, U.K
24) KENT LAW SCHOOL,UNIVERSITY OF KENT, CANTERBURY
25) SCHOOL OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON
26) SCHOOL OF LAW,UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
27) UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINISTER
28) BURNEL LAW SCHOOL, BRUNEL UNIVERSITY, WESTLONDON
29) SCHOOL OF LAW, BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY
***The information has been taken from http://www.barcouncilofindia.org and ADMISSION TIMES is not responsible or accountable for any information provided above