Since 1977, Faculty of Law has established world's leading law schools and continues to make a mark in the legal profession. Faculty of Law offers an extensive range of programmes.
Faculty of Law has a dynamic and expanding research culture. Researchers at Faculty of Law are working in the fields which have potential for real-world impact and change, and tackling problems from a range of perspectives.
The Faculty of Law meets the continuing education needs of professionals through various programmes and training.
Dr. (Mrs.) Shashikala Gurpur is the Director of Symbiosis Law School, Pune and the Dean - Faculty of Law of the University, Pune since 2007. She holds a Ph.D. in International Law from University of Mysore, Karnataka State Government Award, Gold Medal for topping in LL.M and was the AHRB Visiting Fellow, Edinburgh Law School, UK (2004), selected for Fulbright-Nehru Administrators Seminar, 2011.Prior to 2007.
Dr. (Mrs.) Shashikala Gurpur, Fulbright Scholar
B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., NET, Ph.D., PG Diploma in German, RBP (Hindi),
CTM (Competent Toastmaster)
Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis International University
Symbiosis Law School, Pune stands for excellence in legal education. It was piloted and enriched by the vision of Padma Bhushan Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, was established in 1977 under the illustrious banner of Symbiosis Society. Since 2002, it has been a constituent of Symbiosis International University. SLS Pune has been consistently ranked among top 5 amongst more than 1000 Law Schools in India by the India Today-Nielsen and many other rankings. It was also conferred with the prestigious Gold Star Award by the Bar Council of India in February, 2013. This stature is attained through its various programmes and innovative strides. It offers 5-year integrated Undergraduate Programmes like Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws [B.A., LL.B( Hons)] and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws [B.B.A., LL.B(Hons)], 3 year LL.B and One year LL.M programme. SLS, Pune also successfully administers 16 different Diploma Programmes and 19 Certificate Programmes.
The curriculum and pedagogy are designed around the latest quality initiatives in legal education including recommendations of the Carnegie Report, USA combining skill, knowledge and values. These are imparted through multitalented, qualified, competent and enthusiastic faculty members with the participation of all the stakeholders including the members of the Bar and Bench, corporate sector and international experts.
Symbiosis offers an excellent faculty, first rate infrastructure, vibrant student life and stimulating student activities- all of that in one of most industrialized townships of the NCR. The foundations of our Institute are strong enough to withstand the weight of the globalization of professional education. At Symbiosis, we believe in developing high quality human capital that can walk the sharp competitive edge with determination and grit.
All the requisite infrastructure and facilities have already been incorporated in our new Institute by taking expertise of the Symbiosis International University, Pune and other luminaries of the legal fraternity. We are committed towards developing our campus as one of the finest Law Colleges in India disseminating quality education and achieving academic excellence.
The role of law in society is continually investigated through intense intellectual exchange. In fact, role of law in all its ramifications is the most endearing challenge our country is facing, We intend to take up this challenge and impart rational thinking and manufacture not just lawyers, but social engineers. Symbioisis is dedicated to scholarly excellence and to equip our students with knowledge for acquiring fulfilment in law. I am deeply committed towards maintaining and expanding our horizon of world-class education, nurturing the unique community of bright students, faculty and staff.
Dr. Chandrashekhar J. Rawandale graduated from the University of Pune with LL.B degree, moving on to complete LL.M in International Law & Human Rights from Dept. of Law, University of Pune, LL.M. in Commercial Law from Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University (UK) and Ph.D. in ‘Computer Programs: Copyright and Patent Paradigms- A Study’ from Symbiosis International University, Pune.
Prior to joining Symbiosis International University’s Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad, in the month of April 2015, Dr. M. I. Baig already had a vast experience of 32 years of service. Out of which 12 years in Corporate sector as Administrative Officer and 20 years of teaching Law (LL.B & LL.M. courses) in Dr. Ambedkar College of Law, Aurangabad, affiliated to Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. (NAAC-A Grade), where he last worked as Director, P.G. Studies in Law. Read more
SLS, Hyderabad is cocooned in the upcoming educational zone with state of art infrastructure catering impending needs of student community. It is located in the Mamidipalli village Mahabubnagar district, of Telangana near Hyderabad; just 45 minutes away from the International airport and is neighbour to the Tata Institute of Social Sciences [TISS].
It share expertise in imparting quality legal education through competent and well qualified teaching staff, techno-driven research culture, Internationalization, centers of excellence, training and skill enhancement programmes, moot courts and the like. It is committed to contribute to the justice mission of the state by initiating pro-bono activities to help poor and marginalized people though community lawyering, legal aid camps and permanent legal aid clinics. Further, it endeavors to create value conscious skilled lawyers with par excellence serving dynamic needs of the community through Bar and Bench.
SLS, Hyderabad offers five-year integrated undergraduate programmes like Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (BA LL.B) and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws (BBA LL. B) to cater to varied needs of the profession.