The legal education in India has undergone a paradigm shift during last few decades. Quality, efficiency and effectiveness of legal education are tagged to the success of a legal professional.
Today legal profession is encountering with complex socio-economical and political
environment resulting from globalized market place. The legal profession demands highly
informed professionals having 21st century lawyering skill sets for ensuring fitting service to the clients.
The law schools are the incubation centers for law professionals. The law schools while carving out new generation legal professionals are bound to understand the environment they operate and needs of the legal professionals.
Though the Bar Council of India, a regulatory body constituted under the Advocates Act 1961, owed for the quality of legal education, but the impact on academic delivery of the most of the law schools is not that significant.
Introduction of clinical legal education methodology is one of the efforts made to train the students in the practical way.
The gap between the quality of demand and supply of legal professionals is trivial and needs attention.
Networking of law schools and legal professionals is the extreme necessity of the day for interacting and understanding the rudiments to erase the gap between the theory and application of law and shaping the new generation legal professionals.
The ICFAI Law School is making an effort to bring stalwarts of legal academia and legal
professionals (advocates and law firms) together and to analyze the existing model of law
academics and suggest modifications for better quality of the legal professionals.
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