The UL School of Law has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the School of Law Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India. This will facilitate the collaboration between the institutions and articulates the intention to develop specific models of cooperation between the institutions. A signing ceremony took place on the 23 April with Prof Friel and Dr Lombard attending for the UL School of Law.
Christ University was established in 1969. The School of Law offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programmes in law as per the guidelines of the Bar Council of India and the University Grants Commission. The programmes offered at the School of Law incorporate a number of special opportunities such as internships, clinical programme, supervisory research and writing. Through its five-year law programme, the School of Law has carved a space for itself in the top league of premier law schools in India.
John Lombard the Director of International Education in the School of Law at UL said that “This Memorandum is an important step in building our relationship with Christ University. It will allow us to explore teaching and learning opportunities that will benefit the students and staff in both institutions.”