About University of Malawi, Chancellor College – Faculty of Law

About University of Malawi, Chancellor College – Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law occupies a unique place in Malawi’s past and present. Every year, since its inception in 1970, the Faculty has admitted some of the best students of the University of Malawi and produced over 600 law graduates who have gone on to make remarkable contribution to national development. The Faculty of Law is proud to count, among its alumni the Chief Justices and many of the current members of the High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal; a Speaker of Parliament; a number of Cabinet Ministers; almost all practicing lawyers in the country and several Attorneys General.


The faculty has two departments: Foundational Law and Practical Legal Studies. It offers the Bachelor of Laws (Honors) degree and the Master of Laws (Commercial Law).


Members of staff in the faculty share a number of values, including a shared passion for justice, a drive to demonstrate academic and professional excellence, a dutiful team spirit, mutual respect and accountability to colleagues, students and stakeholders.