Thiru M.K.Stalin

Hon’ble Chief Minister,
Government of Tamilnadu.

Thiru S. Regupathy

Hon’ble Minister Law Department,
Government of Tamilnadu.

Mr.S.George Alexander

Secretary to Government,
Law Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu.


Director of Legal Studies,
Government of Tamilnadu.

Director's Message

Prof.(Dr) J Vijayalakshmi, LL.M., Ph.D.,
Director of Legal Studies.

The Directorate of Legal Studies is the Premier Legal Institution which brought vital changes in the set up of Legal Education in the State of Tamil Nadu. It was established in the year 1953 with the twin objectives of administration of Law Colleges and improving the standard of Legal Education in the state of Tamil Nadu by framing new policies and rules. The creation of this Department paved the way for getting an advance Legal Education to poor and downtrodden people of the State of Tamil Nadu. With the sustained support of the Government of Tamil Nadu, The Judiciary, The Bar council of India, University Grants Commission and the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu, the Department has been able to scale greater heights in terms of qualitative as well as quantitative legal Education in the state.

It has a vision of establishing new Law Colleges in different parts of the State of Tamil Nadu so as to cater to the needs of the Bar, Bench and the society.

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