Sindh Muslim Law College
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|Motto||"Establish weight with justice and fall not short in the balance"|
|Established||June 28, 1947|
|Location||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Affiliations||University of Karachi, Pakistan Bar Council|
|Website||SMLC Official Website|
The Sindh Muslim Government Law College (Urdu: سنده مسلم گورنمنٹس لا کالج) or S. M. Law College (Urdu: ایس ایم لاء کالج) is located on Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The college was established by its first Principal Hassanally A. Rahman, a leading Advocate of Sindh on the June 28, 1947 and was affiliated to the University of Sindh. It started functioning at Sindh-Madrasa-tul-Islam. After the closure of Shahani Law College, the college shifted to its present building in 1948 and is affiliated with the University of Karachi.
S M Law College has one of the oldest Law Library in Pakistan.The spacious and magnificent College Library is an important resource centre, primarily intended to provide undergraduate and postgraduate readers with the books they need for their studies, as well as having a valuable and ever increasing collection of legal works. The Library holds over 50,000 volumes, the core of which is a comprehensive range of legal materials for the practitioner and law student.
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
former Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan.
- Prof. Khurshid A. Hashmi
Degree Programs Offered
- B.A LLB(Honours)
Supreme Court of Pakistan Judges:
Sindh High Court Judges:
Judges of other High Courts of Pakistan:
- Mir Hazar Khan Khoso; (student), Judge, High Court of Baluchistan, caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan
Other notable persons:
- Makhdoom Ali Khan – Senior Advocate Supreme Court (Former attorney general of Pakistan and chairman Pakistan Bar Council)
- Syed Qaim Ali Shah – Chief Minister of Sindh
- Rana Muhammad Akram Khan, former Chairman Punjab Bar Council.
- Ghous Ali Shah – former Chief Minister of Sindh, former Defence Minister of Pakistan, former Federal Education Minister
- Shahida Jamil – former Federal Minister for Women Development, former Minister for Law, Human Rights, Social Welfare and Environment
- Naimatullah Khan – former mayor of Karachi
- Farooq H. Naik – Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan, former Federal Minister for Law and Human Rights
- Farman Fatehpuri – eminent scholar of Urdu language and literature
- Khalid Ali Z. Qazi – former Education Minister Sind, former Addl.Advocate General Sind
- Rasul Bux Palejo – senior politician