Dean's Welcome Address
The Faculty of Law, Lagos State University is the flagship of the University. The Faculty is equipped with adequate manpower and resourceful personnel in terms of academic and non-academic staff. With a well equipped library and internet facilities, the Faculty produces first class graduates of law who compete favourably anywhere they find themselves whether in practice, academia or industry. It is therefore my pleasure to welcome you to join the Faculty to pursue your academic programme with us in the exciting atmosphere of Lagos.
More About the Faculty
The Faculty of law of the Lagos State University was established on 1st October, 1986 as a component unit f the then Faculty of Law and Humanities.
In 1989, 'The Law Centre' as a semi-autonomous consultancy cum training unit of the Faculty was established. The Centre organized Conferences and Workshops. It also established two year evening Diploma in Law Programme.
The Institute of Maritime Law was approved by the University Senate in 1995 as a pioneering Research and Training Centre in Contribution to the development of the Maritime Industry in Nigeria.
In 1996, the FAculty commenced Postgraduate Programme in LLM which continue to provide academic and practical training at an advanced level to Lawyers and prospective academic.
The practice of LAw, business and public affairs continue to adjust to the impact of globalization and internationalization of core aspects of our legal, political and economic activities. our students and alumni are gradually responding to academic and cultural stimuli which the Faculty painstakingly provides through our various programs of Law delivery.
Towards improved learning environment, which has enhanced our accreditation status with the Council of Legal Education.
To explore University-Industry initiative, establishing linkages with other Universities in Africa, Europe, America, Asia and elsewhere around the globe for the benefit of our students and academic staff in the pursuit of research and learning.
The Faculty has gradually evolved as a Preferred Centre of Teaching, Research and Scholarship in the ever dynamic fields of Law.