UG: Interested In Pursuing Law After The Degree? Here Is All You Need To Know.

You have a dream, to be smartly uniformed in black and white and defend people.

You have a dream, to be called to the bar and then perhaps graduate to the bench.

The first step is to obtain an LLB degree from any of the accredited Law Faculties in Ghana.

Next, you would have to obtain a license to practice from the Ghana School of Law, Makola.

To qualify for admission to the Ghana School of Law for the Professional Law Course, you must pass the Entrance Examination.

To be able to write the Entrance Exam, you must fall in either of these categories:

  • ALL LLB graduates from the Faculties of Law of Public Universities in Ghana, including University of Ghana, Legon; KNUST, Kumasi and GIMPA approved by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the General Legal Council (GLC).
  • ALL LLB graduates from the Faculties of Law of Private University Colleges in Ghana approved by the NAB and GLC.
  • ALL Ghanaian LLB graduates or holders of equivalent law degrees from Universities in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America and other common law jurisdictions who have obtained passes in all the prescribed subjects/courses for admission to the Professional Law Course.

For the avoidance of doubt, applicants from overseas/foreign Universities who possess LLB certificates or certificates for equivalent law degrees shall be eligible to write the Entrance Examination if such applicants have passed the subjects below at the LLB or equivalent level:

Ghana Constitutional Law, Ghana Legal System and Methods, Criminal Law, Law of Equity and Succession, Law of Torts, Law of Contract, Law of Immovable Property, Company Law, Commercial Law.

In addition to the nine (9) subjects listed above, applicants must have studied and passed any one of the following subjects:

Law of Natural Resources, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Law, Law of Taxation.

Upon successful completion of the Professional Law Course, you will be enrolled as a Barrister at Law and Solicitor of the Supreme Court.

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