College of Law

About COL


The Lyceum of the Philippines College of Law was established in 1952, built and established by the guiding vision and principles of a distinguished member of the High Court, Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose P. Laurel. Over the years, it has produced bar top-notchers and top-notched lawyers who are now members of the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary branches of the government and
established private practitioners.

Recognizing the need to have a campus that is more conducive to the passionate study of law, LPU has seen the challenges and the opportunities that Makati offers and has decided to take it. With the guidance of brilliant and distinguished professors from the top law firms within the Makati Central Business District, the College of Law is well positioned and is committed to produce lawyers, who will
uphold the highest ideals of truth, justice, courage and fortitude in the service of God, country and humanity.

General Objective
The College of Law aims to produce ethical professionals who are assets to the legal community and will serve the nation and the Filipino people.

Specific Objectives

  1. To prepare students for the practice of law and to produce lawyers committed to the protection and service for the general public.
  2. To train prospective lawyers who will assist in the administration of justice.
  3. To train professionals for public service who will practice the tenets of good governance laid down by its founding father, Jose P. Laurel.
  4. To prepare students of law for future global competition.

The Juris Doctor Program shall produce graduates who are professionally competent, practice-ready, active, self-directed and lifelong learners, responsible, highly ethical, honorable, socially mindful and gender sensitive; willing leaders and servants; and, thinkers and innovators in law. The Juris Doctor Program is a basic law degree program that may run through four or five years.


  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Corporate Legal Counsel
  • Legal Consultant
  • Prosecutor
  • Data Protection Officer
  • Regulatory Compliance Officer
  • Law Professor
  • Notary Public
  • Politician
  • Legal Editor
  • Legal Analyst
  • Legal Researcher
  • Paralegal


The College of Law Faculty is composed of prominent legal practitioners from both private and government institutions and multinational companies. The roster includes Deans from other law schools, judges, law firm founders and partners, commissioners from government institutions, bar examiners and
reviewers, prosecutors, corporate legal counsels and other legal practitioners.