Established in 1971, Symbiosis Law School is a renowned law school started under the patronage of Dr SB Majumdar. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. It was formally established in June 1977. The institute was earlier affiliated to the University of Pune and later became a constituent of Symbiosis International University in 2002, with an enhanced degree of autonomy in teaching, learning and research. Symbiosis Law School has also been conferred with the Gold Star award by the Bar Council of India in 2013.