The first twenty-two of twenty-six candidates were called to the Bar in December 1990. Since then nearly 400 graduates have been called from Sierra Leone and other African Countries.
The one year Law School Programme is designed to prepare candidates for the Final Examination which all intending legal practiitioners must pass before being admitted to practice Law in Sierra Leone.
Admission to the profession in Sierra Leone entitles practitioners to act as both a solicitor and barrister since it is a fused profession.
Practical Skills of training include the following:Criminal procedureCivil procedureLegal drafting including of documents for use both in and out of courtWriting of legal opinionsAdvocacyProfessional practice ethics and Advocacy
Core Subjects taught as a review and for training in practical application of content include:Criminal LawContractTort Equity and Trust