Law Development Centre

By | February 12, 2020

To provide legal education to lawyers and non lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal reforms, produce legal publications, teaching materials and law reports, and also provide community legal services.

To promote the rule of law and access to justice through professional legal training, research, and advocacy to legal practitioners, policy makers and the public.

Courses Offered

Short Courses

LDC organizes short courses for public officers and other persons with a view to introducing them to the administration of justice and law enforcement in the country and help promote better understanding of the law and to improve the efficiency of the participants in the performance of their duties.

The courses organized are intended for the following categories of officers:

  • Administrative Officers.
  • State Prosecutors.
  • Court Brokers, Bailiffs and…

Diploma Courses


The Diploma in Law Course is an introductory course in Law for non-lawyers.  The course is designed to train non-lawyers in the principles and practices of law in Uganda.  It also offers an introduction to legal reasoning and interpretation, and gives students a first insight into the relationship between law and society.  The course is offered in two options, i.e the Day program and the evening program leading to the award of a…

PostGraduate Bar Course

Law Development Centre offers a contemporary Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Bar Course) that is tailored to the needs of the legal profession and highly regarded by employers across all sectors. The course equips students with knowledge and practical skills.

Course objectives:

The Bar Course specifically aims to:

  1. Prepare students to play their role as legal practitioners.
  2. Facilitate the drafting and interpretation of legal.

Application Form

Online Application

Contact Details

Tel: +256-417-101-000 (Kampala)

       +256-393-241-688 (Kampala)

+256393241684 (Reception Mbarara)

+256393241681 (Director Mbarara)

+256393241682 (Assistant Director Mbarara)

+256393241683 (Academic Registrar Mbarara)