The K.L.E. Society’s Law College at Bangalore has been conceived as a nursery and training ground for those seeking to enter the legal profession. Under the umbrella of Karnataka Lingayat Education Society, the college was established in 1975 to cater to the needs of young students desirous of pursuing legal education in Bangalore. To start with, a three Year LL.B. Degree Course was introduced and in the year 1996, a five year Integrated Degree Course in B.A. LL.B. was introduced to attract young students to commit at their earlier age to a Professional Course. To cater to the needs of the globalised corporate world and prospective corporate lawyers, another Five Year Integrated Course – B.B.A. LL.B. was introduced in the academic year 2011-12. While many successful students of the college from its inception have occupied top positions in the society in various fields like advocacy (trial and appellate), corporate practice, chamber practice, management, government offices, etc., in the recent years most of the students have occupied pivotal positions in many corporate enterprises too.
The College has created and maintained an academic atmosphere that enables student’s growth to the maximum extent. It is recognized by the Bar Council of India and is affiliated to the Karnataka State Law University, Hubli. The college offers along with Undergraduate programs, various certificate and diploma courses and operates in a modern, well-equipped campus located in the heart of the city. Deeply committed to educational excellence in the field of jurisprudence, the college has earned a good reputation for the quality of its academic programmes, a fact reflected in it being ranked as the 2nd best private law college in South India by “The Week”, 8th best private law college in India by “Career 360” and one of the Best Law Colleges in India by “India Today in 2015.” Academicians of the college provide a thorough understanding of the subjects and the professional skills that are required. In addition, knowledge is supplemented by guest lectures from leading advocates and former Judges of High Courts and Supreme Courts on a regular basis.
The college has suitable facilities for the training of tomorrow’s law professionals befitting its place among one of the renowned places of excellence in legal education. Spacious classrooms equipped with comfort seating and LCD facilities for interactive teaching, staff rooms with IT resources for the staff, moot court hall, a very well stalked library, e-library with access to various online and off-line databases for research and other facilities makes legal research easy and enjoyable.