LHPCL has achieved tremendous success since its inception. For now, it can only be said that it stands true to its motto: ‘Centre for excellence in legal education.’
As the saying “coming events cast their shadows before” goes, we wish that this latest flower of SES spreads its fragrance and helps produce legal brains that contribute towards the betterment of society.
Law and order are the blood running through the veins of any civilized society. Keeping in mind the importance of legal education and with a view to inculcate a feeling of reverence for law, SIRSA EDUCATION SOCIETY – a legendary educational organizational in this part of the country with more than half a century behind it and credited with running under its aegis such iconic educational institutions like the National College, CMK Girls’ PG College, DMA National College of Education, GRG Girls’ Sr. Sec. School and Jan Shikshan Sansthan – decided on 14.02.2006 to start a law college. All the members unanimously decided to name the institution after Late Sh. Hansraj Phutela.
After that, Lala Hansraj Phutela College of Law was granted affiliation by Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, and approval by the Bar Council of India. In July 2011 the Govt. of Haryana affiliated all colleges of Sirsa and Fetehbad districts to Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa.
This initiative of S.E.S., the parent body of LHP College of Law, came to fruition on 24.09.2006, when Lala Hansraj Phutela College of Law was inaugurated amongst an august gathering of officers of judiciary, educationists, and prominent citizens of Sirsa, and members of S.E.S.
ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE
LHPCL has an impressive architectural structure on the campus of Sirsa Education Society, in the center of Sirsa Town. The building has an administrative office, classrooms with modern teaching aids, Moot Courtroom, Seminar room, Computer lab with Broadband internet connectivity, spacious library with e-library section, and faculty rooms. The college subscribes to law reports and journals such as Supreme Court cases, All India Reporter, Journal of the Indian Law Institute, etc. Hostel facility for female students is available on the campus. Sirsa Education Society also has a state-of-the-art Multipurpose Hall, Gymnasium, Generator room, Cafe and other essential services.
The faculty of LHPCL is highly qualified and experienced. The teaching methodology adopted covers participative classroom teaching, seminars, assignments, extension lectures, guided, library sessions, project presentations/reports, computer application, moot courts and clinical legal work. To inculcate ethical and moral values of the complementary compulsory lecture has been introduced in the first year.
CELLS & SOCIETIES
- Legal Aid and Literacy Cell
- Human Rights Cell
- Moot Court Society
- Placement Cell
- S.C. and S.T. Cell
- Anti- Ragging Cell
CAREER COUNSELLING AND PLACEMENTCELL
To facilitate better insight into functional aspects of the legal profession and to familiarize students with the work environment, the career counseling guidance and placement cell has been established. It would provide practical training to budding professionals in legal work in the courts, prosecution departments, corporate commercial establishments, lawyer’s chambers, etc.
CO-CURRICULAR& EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
For overall development of the personality of the students, the College emphasizes on extra-curricular activities and sports, The Students, as per their interest, are motivated to become members of the Legal Awareness & Literacy, Cell, Human Rights’ Cell or Moot Court Society. LHPCL encourages, its students to participate in different events and activities organized from time to time.
SOME MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS OF 2008-09:
- LHP Law College organized an Inter-College Debate on the theme of “Global Terrorism” on Feb 21st, 2009
- The first batch (2006-09) of LL.B of Lala Hans Raj Phutela College of Law Sirsa was given an awesome farewell by the students of 2nd year and 1st year at the Law College campus on 14th March 2009.
- The Principal and Faculty participated in National Seminar organized by Faculty of Law, CDLU, Sirsa, on March 20-21,2009. They presented research papers on various themes.