Career & Scope of Law in Pakistan & Abroad – Degrees, Diplomas & Short Courses, Jobs & Super Tips
Law is the best field for students with great ego. All those guys who do not like to become the subordinate of any one should either start their own business or they should enter in the legal profession. In all underdeveloped and third world countries lawyers enjoy a special VIP status in the society. In Pakistan my own community has become the most powerful pressure group of the society. They have become game changer in Pakistan as due to lawyers movement martial law(Emergency Plus) of Musharraff was removed from the country. In Pakistan big majority of lawyers do not pay any kind of tax. They are considered members of a above the law community. Just like generals and journalists they are also not accountable to anyone. Unfortunately being a lawyer of High Court, i have too even not applied for driving license as no traffic warden ask me to present it on showing my bar card.
Career & Scope of Law & Legal Degrees-Jobs, Short Courses & Super Tips
Recommended Law Courses in Pakistan
Its the best recommended course for serious students of law who want to join judiciary. This 5 years comprehensive course will equip you with all the required skills in the field. Only a slow learner can fail in legal practice after getting this 5 years degree.
LLB is a three year degree program after graduation in any stream of study. We have written a detailed article on this program to guide the students. After graduating in law you will have to get license of practice from the provincial bar council, All provincial bar councils take their internal tests for allowing the students to practice as an advocate in their any subordinate district bar. You will also have to get the membership of your provincial bar council.
Its a master program after LLB or BA-LLB..Its a recommended degree for those who want to join judiciary or academia. Fir further guidance about this program read our detailed article on LLM.
Legal Assistant Course
Skill development council and some law collages have also launched legal assistant course. This course prepares the students to assist the professional lawyers in the court. They are given the training of typing and short hand too. We also suggest to all undergraduate students to learn the English/Urdu typing/Ms Office/In-page and short hand for getting reasonable clerical job in judiciary or law firms.
Diplomas & Certificates
You may also get 6 months to 1 years diploma or certificate in different legal fields. These diplomas will help you in becoming a expert of a specific field of law, like income and sales tax, labor law, international trade, corporate laws, intellectual property law, banking laws, environmental laws etc.
MSc Criminology or Forensic Science
All those lawyers who want to become criminal lawyer, must go for MSc criminology or forensic science.
Degrees in law enables you to become a public prosecutor, lecturer and judge/magistrate too. You just need to take your profession very seriously for positive results in couple of years. We assure you that studysolutions.pk will continue to guide you in future too. You should just visit us and our facebook page daily.