Best LLB Programs in Johannesburg in South Africa 2019
Most Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree programs last three or four years. Some schools have programs designed to fit students’ interests in a specific sector of law such as European law before they start practicing in the field.
Students who pursue a LLM (Master of Law) spend one to two years studying a particular area of law. Their advanced training prepares them to work with specializations such as international law or tax law.
Johannesburg city is the largest source of gold and diamond in southern Africa. It is the base of South Africa’s Constitutional court and is the largest and wealthiest city in the Gauteng Province. It is home to University of Johannesburg.
The purposes of the LLB degree are to equip the student with a reflective understanding of the law so as to enable the student to apply the law in the competent and effec
The purposes of the LLB degree are to equip the student with a reflective understanding of the law so as to enable the student to apply the law in the competent and effective provision of legal services to the community.
The minimum period of study for the degree is four (4) years (although it may be reduced to two (2) years if a BCom (Law) or BA (Law) degree has already been completed).
The successful completion of the LLB degree may grant access to LLM studies.
Attorney in the private sector
Advocate in private sector
Prosecutor (Magistrates’ Courts), State Advocate (High Courts)
Corporate legal advisor
State legal advisor
Master of the High Court
Registrar of various institutions (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission, Deeds Office, Patents, and Trademarks office)
Office of the Family Advocate
Positions at the South African Law Commission
Positions at the Human Rights Commission
Positions at international organizations eg. the UN/ILO etc