Privacy Policy

The Sierra Leone Law School Office of Admissions and Registrar is committed to safeguarding the privacy of individuals who apply for admission to the Institution. This Privacy Notice outlines the Institution’s collection, use, and disclosure of information provided by prospective students and applicants. When you submit your application to us, or otherwise provide us with information in your application for admission, or use our websites and other services, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of that information as described in this Privacy Notice.

Information Collected by Admissions and Registrar

The Sierra Leone Law School Office of Admissions and Registrar collects and processes Information and Sensitive Information from prospective students and applicants only as necessary in the exercise of the Institution's legitimate interests, functions and responsibilities as a Legal education institution. For purposes of this Privacy Notice, Sensitive Information is defined as your voluntary response to questions concerning your race, ethnic origin, and history of a criminal conviction. Sensitive Information also includes religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health data, or sexual orientation that may be volunteered by you in your personal essay submitted with your application for admission.

The Institution also collects general information from you such as your name, address, phone number, and education. For purposes of this Privacy Notice, Information refers to any other information concerning a natural person that is created by or provided to the Sierra Leone Law School Office of Admissions and Registrar from or concerning students, applicants, or alumni.

Institution Use of Information

The Information and Sensitive Information collected from prospective students and applicants is provided with their consent and shared with internal and external parties for outreach efforts, to improve our admissions process, to evaluate whether an applicant is suitable for admission to the Institution, and other related Institution processes and functions. The Institution also uses Information and Sensitive Information to conduct general demographic and statistical research. If you are accepted for admission to the Institution, we will use and share your Information and Sensitive Information internally with other Institution offices and units as necessary and appropriate to support your success as a student, to deliver education, advising, student development, to communicate the Institution’s activities. 


Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you disable them). We use cookies, including those from Google and Technolutions Slate, to understand and save your preferences for future visits, and to compile data to improve website experiences and tools. You may disable cookies through your individual browser options, or you can opt out of the collection.

Third Parties

We may also disclose your information to third parties as follows:

  • Consent: We may use and disclose your Information and Sensitive Information to third parties if we have your consent to do so.
  • Parents and Guardians: In some cases, we may share your information with a parent or guardian if necessary to properly complete the admissions process or in the event of an emergency.
  • Service Providers: We may use third parties to support our operations. In such cases, we may share your Sensitive Information and Information with such third parties who are obligated to keep it confidential and safeguard it from unauthorised disclosure.
  • School Counsellors and Administrators: We may use your Information and share it with your school counsellors and administrators.
  • Research and Studies: We may share your Information with third parties that study admissions or other topics related to higher education. We may also share your Information with third parties that conduct research or develop products or services designed to improve admissions and other higher education functions. If we do share your Information for this purpose, it will be de-identified.
  • Required by Law: We may share your Information with third parties to the extent we are required to do so by law, court order, or subpoena.
  • Emergency Circumstances: We may share your Information with third parties if, in our sole judgment, such disclosure is necessary to protect the health, safety, or property of any person.
  • De-Identified and Aggregate Information: We may collect, use and disclose Sensitive Information or other Information about our applicants in a de-identified or aggregate form without limitation.


You must have a secure browser—one that supports secure transmission of data across the Internet—to apply online to the Institution. For more information about your browser’s security features, use your browser’s help feature.

We seek to implement appropriate security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to us and when we store it on our systems. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Your application account password is protected so that only you can access it and view the information that you provide to us through your application portal. We strongly advise you not to share your password with anyone.

Retention and Destruction of Your Information

Your information will be retained by the Admissions and Registrar Office by the applicable retention periods under Sierra Leone’s Data Protection Law. Your information will be destroyed upon your request unless applicable law requires destruction after the expiration of an applicable retention period. The manner of destruction shall be appropriate to preserve and ensure the confidentiality of your information given the level of sensitivity, value and criticality to the Institution.

Your rights

You have the right to request access to, a copy of, rectification, restriction in the use of, or erasure of your information. These rights differ depending upon the location within the world where Information and Sensitive Information were created or shared. The erasure of your information shall be subject to the retention periods of the laws of Sierra Leone, and to the legitimate interests of Sierra Leone Law School to keep necessary records relative to your application to and/or attendance at the institution. If you have provided consent to the use of your information, you have the right to withdraw consent without affecting the lawfulness of the Institution’s use of the information before receipt of your request. You may exercise these rights by contacting 

We may update or change this notice at any time. Your continued use of this site after any such change indicates your acceptance of such changes.

Last updated: October 18th, 2022

The Council of Legal Education under section 6 of the 1989 Act is ordained as:

Legal Education Provider

Conduct or cause to be conducted professional training courses and examinations


Appointment of a Board of the Law School, a Director of the Law School, academic and other staff

Awarding Body

Issue a Certificate of Call to the Bar on satisfactory completion of the professional training course.


Evaluate courses of study provided by and accord appropriate recognition of legal qualifications obtained in other institutions

Members of The Council of Legal Education.

1. Hon. Chief Justice Hon. Justice Nicholas Browne-Marke - Chairman

2. Mohamed Lamin Tarawally Esq – Attorney General & Minister of Justice

3. Dr Abu Bakarr Bangura - Director Sierra Leone Law School (Secretary)

4. Robert B. Kowa - Solicitor General & Rep. of Attorney and Minister of Justice

5. Hon. Justice Alusine Sesay - Justice of the Supreme Court

6. Hon. Prof. H. M. Joko-Smart

7. Prof. Foday Sahr - Vice Chancellor of the University of Sierra Leone

8. Prof. Babatunde Karim – Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Law (F.B.C)

9. Pastor Sahr Foday - Rep. Ministry of Education

10. Mr Leslie Thomas - Rep. Employers Federation

11. Mrs. Tuma Adama Gento-Kamara - Rep. Bar Association

12. Mr Floyd Davies Esq.- Rep. Bar Association

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need more information about the Sierra Leone Law School, please feel free to contact us. We are here to help and are always happy to hear from prospective students, alumni, and others interested in our institution. You can reach us by phone, email, or by filling out the contact form.

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