This directorate was established on 01/11/2011. Before that, it was part of the Directorate of Law and Administration, but from the pre-mentioned date, it has been an independent directorate. All legal affairs and duties are fulfilled in this directorate like: 1. Supervising the legal proceedings for the land allocated to the University of Raparin by both municipalities of Rania and Qaladze and doing all the requirements in relevant directorates in Ranai, Qaladze, Zharawa, Sulaimani and Erbil. 2. preparing and issuing contracts (for teachers, employees, photographers, services like internet and café) and renewing them according to legal instructions. 3. Besides announcing the contracts, this directorate puts the legal conditions to them and legalizes them with consent of the university president. 4. Replying what is sent from the university president and his two vices. 5. On committees set up to supervising students’ and employees’ affairs we have members. 6. Representing the university in court cases, when the university is involved. 7. Keeping investigation cases of students, teachers and employees.