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Government Law College, founded in 1855, is the oldest law school in Asia dating even before the University of Mumbai and is a leading national and international reputation. GLC, which has a rich heritage and ancestry, is a repository of erudition in the legal firmament and had the honor of leadership with eminent legal luminaries such as Dr. BRAmbedkar, Lokmanya Tilak, Justice MCChagla, Nani Palkhivala and several others that have decorated benches Indian Supreme court and the high Court of Bombay. Similarly, students who have passed the portals of GLC have distinguished themselves in the bar, the judiciary and the Academy. Supports College was its well qualified and dedicated, visiting faculty, who besides being successful professionals take the time to share their knowledge with students and freedoms enjoyed by students for college.
History and Heritage
Until 1850 was not a formal legal education for lawyers and attorneys in this country. Sir Erskine Perry, the chief judge of the High Court of Bombay, to give lectures on the law of the court after hours. These classes were conducted on an informal basis and attended by only a select group. However, it was not until Sir Perry went to England in 1852, that a conscious effort was made to raise funds in order to institute a chair in law at Elphinstone institution. It was called "Perry professor of law." In 1855, Dr. p. t. Reed (LL.) B & bar in the law, the first referee small causes court, Bombay) was appointed the first Professor of Law and Perry Government Law School (GLS), as it was then known, was established in Elphinstone institution. Law school government was associated with the University of Bombay in 1860 and is actually older than the University of Bombay and Bombay High Court itself.
The name, "The government of law school" was changed to "Government Law College" in 1925. It was only in 1938 that the college was converted to college full time. He began to work under the guidance of the then party Mr. AAA Fyzee. After that change the status of the Government of Bombay decided to mark the area to the west of the station to Churchgate government building College of Law. College now stands on the site very - a place that each school of law in India is jealous because of its proximity to the Bombay High Court and affiliation with leading law firms in the country.
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