LLM Master of Law

Master of Law

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

  • Candidate with Three Years LLB / Five Years Integrated LLB Degree
  • Holding the Law Degree from any Indian or Foreign University duly recognized by UGC
  • Graduate from any recognized University with a minimum of 45% marks or equivalent grade (40% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes)

The Department of Law at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) one of the top Master of Law colleges in Bangalore, is committed to training well-rounded legal professionals who are successful in various areas such as legal practice, teaching, and policymaking. Master of Laws (LLM) programme, the department offers specialization with Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Corporate Law. The students get thorough training in different areas like the criminal justice system, intellectual property rights, and corporate governance. They get a deep understanding of these topics.

These programmes prioritize experiential learning with transdisciplinary approach, providing students with crucial practical skills in areas such as trial advocacy, legal writing, and business operations. The Department of Law provides a vibrant learning environment with an esteemed faculty possessing significant academic and professional expertise. By participating in experiential learning programs and engaging with industry partners, students have the opportunity to develop their professional and research skills while also actively contributing to pro bono activities. 

Programs Offered by the Department

  • LLM Criminal Law & Criminal Justice
  • LLM Intellectual Property Law & Development
  • LLM Corporate & Commercial Law

Master of Law Course Highlights

  1. Diverse Opportunities: Combination of various experiences and top-notch education for comprehensive development.
  2. Nurturing Atmosphere: Cultivates innovation and international outlooks through personalised support and steadfast institutional support.
  3. Abundant Resources: Utilize high-quality online facilities and information centres to achieve tangible results.
  4. Career Emphasis: Robust networking and placement assistance guarantee a range of career opportunities with well-established companies.

Duration : 1 Year (2 Semesters)

Course Commencement : July 2024

Study Campus

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)
No.17, Sheshadri Road, Gandhi Nagar
Bengaluru - 560009
 +91 7337620222

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bengaluru - 560069
P : +91 8792493779

Curriculum Structure
Compulsory Paper
  • Legal Research Methodology & Legal Education
  • Comparative Public Law & Governance
  • Law & Justice in a Globalizing World
Criminal Law & Criminal Justice
  • Transnational Organized Crimes
  • Human Rights & Criminal Justice Administration
  • Cybercrimes & Cyber Forensics
Intellectual Property Law & Development
  • Intellectual Property – General Principles, Nature & Content
  • Intellectual Property Rights –Social Relevance
  • WTO Dispute Settlement & TRIPS Agreement
Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Corporate Management & Governance
  • Corporate Finance & Taxation
  • International Trade Law
Compulsory Paper
  • Dissertation
  • Teaching Practice
Criminal Law & Criminal Justice
  • Medical Jurisprudence & Forensic Science
  • Juvenile Justice Laws & Policies
  • Crime & Administration of Criminal Justice with Special Reference to Statutory Offences
Intellectual Property Law & Development
  • Collective Property as Intellectual Property
  • Acquisition of Intellectual Property
  • TRIPS Agreement & Access to Health
Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency
  • Law of E-Commerce & Competition Law
  • Law of Banking & Insurance
Career Enhancement Programs
In addition to the core papers the Master of Law programme also offers two more certificate courses in each semester.
  • Role of AI in law
  • Legal drafting & communication
Career Outcomes
  1. Gain in-depth knowledge of Intellectual Property, Corporate, and Criminal Law to provide effective legal advice in these specialised areas.
  2. Master of Law degree encourages the development of critical thinking, analytical abilities, and effective communication to produce capable problem-solvers who can thrive in a variety of legal environments.
  3. Behave ethically and professionally to maintain integrity and demonstrate responsible leadership.
  4. Develop a comprehensive understanding of global viewpoints and embrace diversity to effectively tackle legal issues on an international scale.
  5. Commit to continuous learning and embracing technological advancements to foster career progression.

On successful completion of the course, graduates could aspire to follow opportunities such as,

  • Serve as a Lawyer
  • To open Law Firms
  • Legal consultants
  • Public Prosecutors
  • IP Legal Officer
  • Serving the Banking & Insurance sectors
  • Conciliator, Mediators & Arbitrators
  • Serve as Law Reporters & Reporting legal issues in Media
  • Legal Advisors and Consultants for Statutory Bodies