How to Become a Lawyer in Pakistan

Choosing the right career is always a difficult yet a really confusing decision. Either you should go for a law degree or any other engineering degree, which degree have a better scope? It is always a tough decision. So here in this article you would get to know that how to become a lawyer in Pakistan.

Benefits of a Lawyer

Being a lawyer can be more fulfilling emotionally than financially.

  • Lawyers have more flexibility in their work as compared to other professions.
  • Financial Stability
  • Excel in critical thinking skills
  • Awareness of rights and responsibilities

In Pakistan, the legal profession is valued, just like that of the doctor, engineer, and chartered accountant. In Pakistan, students pursue LLBs in order to become lawyers. For instance, as he is aware of the rights and obligations of people, a lawyer has a duty to protect the interests of both their client and other people.


To become a Family lawyer in Karachi you have to go for LLB Degree and to pursue LLB 12 years of education is required that is till intermediate level. The age limit for LLB is 25 years. After 12th you have to give a law admission test in Pakistan. If you clear that with 50 s core then you are eligible for LLB.

Enroll as a Lawyer in Pakistan:

To enroll as a lawyer in Pakistan you have to take Law Graduate Assessment Test. The main aim of  this test is to ensure that a LLB graduate is ready to enter in the profession. After this test the student can apply for provisional Bar Council License. The practice starts at lower courts. After successful practice the candidate is issued a license for high court bar association. After 7 years of successful practice and great expertise the application for Supreme Court License can be issued.

To become a lawyer in Pakistan has a greater scope as you have freedom of speech. You can pursue this career if you have good communication skills and stamina to stand against the other party. Law degree is always a safer career option.

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