The Faculty of Law started as a Department of Law in the then Faculty of Social Sciences in the 1985/86 academic session. The programmes in the Faculty are designed to teach the general principles of Law to students, and broaden their outlook and education, while contributing a quota to the production of highly qualiﬁed, legal personnel in the society
The Faculty of Law has three departments
- Department of Commercial and Property Law
- Department of International Law and Jurisprudence
- Department of Public and Private Law
Lawyers can maintain a career in a variety of ﬁelds. They are primarily concerned with the interpretation, defence, analysis of the law stipulated for and guiding various facets of life in a municipal or international legal system. A Lawyer may choose to specialize in various areas of interest which include but are not limited to: Advocate at the Bar, The Solicitor, The Judge/Magistrate, Head of Judicial Body, Company secretary, Law ofﬁcer, Legal ofﬁcer, Academic, Arbitrator, Legal Adviser, Lawmaker, Notary Public, etc.