Master of Law (LL. M.)

The Master of Law degree course prepares graduates at the postgraduate level in legal principles, law, justice and governance while building in them strong research acumen and subject-matter expertise in Constitutional and Administrative Law as well as Corporate and Commercial Law. The pedagogy and learning delivery includes classroom training based on seminars, workshops and research-centric disc ussions in law.

Semester I
  1. Research Methods and Legal Writing (Compulsory Paper)
  2. Comparative Public Law / Systems of Governance (Compulsory Paper)

    Semester I: Area of Specialization - Constitutional Law and Administrative Law

  • Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles
  • Constitutional Government and Centre State Relations
  • Decentralization of power and Local Self Government

    Semester I: Area of Specialization - Corporate and Commercial Law

  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Competition and Investment Law
  • International Trade Law

    Semester I: Area of Specialization - Intellectual Property Law

  • General Principles of IPR Law and International Protection of IPR
  • Intellectual Property Law - I (Copyrights, Industrial Designs and other related Rights)
  • Intellectual Property Law- II (Trademarks and other related Rights)
Semester II
  1. Law and Justice in Globalizing World (Compulsory Paper)
  2. Dissertation (Compulsory Paper)

    Semester II: Area of Specialization - Constitutional and Administrative Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Service Laws
  • Global Administrative Law

    Semester II: Area of Specialization - Corporate and Commercial Law

  • Banking and Insurance Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • ADR and Commercial Arbitration

    Semester II: Area of Specialization - Intellectual Property Law

  • Intellectual Property Law III (Patents and Allied Rights)
  • Cyber and Information Technology Law
  • Biotechnology and the Law
Pedagogy

The Alliance School of Law is committed to imparting world-class learning in law practice and governance to its key constituents. To fulfill this objective, the curriculum and teaching pedagogy is designed to prepare its graduates in the domestic, international and comparative law subjects. Graduates from the Alliance School of Law study compulsory subjects and choose from an unparalleled range of elective subjects. In addition to subjects on substantive and procedural law, its attorney-graduates also acquire lawyering skills through practical training activities and clinical, legal programs even while they inculcate in themselves sound research and writing skills.

Learning Delivery
  • There are five subjects in the first semester and four subjects along with the Dissertation in the second semester
  • Each subject is of four credits
  • Each credit is equivalent to 15 classroom contact hours and includes practical training classes.
  • Alongside classroom hours, a student may also be allotted practical exercises as a part of the curriculum.
  • For the award of the degree of LL. M., a student has to successfully complete ten subjects, or the equivalent of 40 credits respectively