Law School of Tanzania, REG/BMG/040, Government institution with full registration, Dar es Salaam.The Law School of Tanzania (the School) was established by the Law School of Tanzania Act 2007 (the Act) that came into force on 2nd May 2007. This was an important milestone towards improving practical skills of aspiring lawyers in the country. Before the establishment of the School, aspiring lawyers were trained in practical skills through the internship program run by the Attorney General’s Chambers. Later on some Universities adopted the Externship system to impart practical skills to aspiring lawyers. These systems have now been replaced by the Practical Legal Training Programme to be run by the School. The Law School is under the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Justice
Law School of Tanzania offers a one-year practical legal training programme, which is compulsory for any law graduate aspiring to be enrolled as an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. The programme is divided into two semesters. The First Semester covers classroom instruction for up to twelve weeks while the Second Semester involves a period of clinical law (field placement) followed by final written and oral examinations. Successful candidates are awarded the Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Admission and Applications
Attachment: download.. The Invitation for Applications for Admission into the Practical Legal Training Programme in the for 2014 Intake
Attachment: download.. The Application Form for Admission into the Practical Legal Training