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International Business Law LLM

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Full time | Lincoln's Inn Fields | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Company Law International Business Studies International Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

As businesses increasingly cross borders, the practice of law must equally develop and change. If you intend to pursue and develop a career in business law, it is vital to understand the complexities of transnational business interactions. The International Business Law LLM will prepare you for a career in global business.

  • Gain knowledge of regulation in different jurisdictions, a clear view of issues of competition law and a strong grasp of conflict resolution
  • Choose from a wide range of modules to tailor your LLM to your planned career path
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions
  • Take part in networking and social events run by the Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Society

Facilities

  • Free access to online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and many more
  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Graduate Centre at Mile End
  • Queen Mary’s excellent Law Library and European Documentation Centre
  • Access to the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and the Library at Senate House

Career paths

This programme will enhance your career options by allowing you to specialise in the highly sought after interdisciplinary areas of law, economics and finance. There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Graduates of the LLM have gone on to become:

  • A practicing lawyer working within the Rwandan Ministry of Justice
  • A lawyer at Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam (Litigation department)
  • A practitioner of international trade at the Ministry of Economy of Turkey

Modules

The module covers the various procedures available in financial distress scenarios aiming at restoring viability and overcoming the excessive burden of debt. The module will address these issues from the perspective of sovereign states. The course will have a transactional focus with actual case studies and will also analyse general principles of international financing techniques.
SOLM095 Intellectual Property Law in China
SOLM118 Principles of Taxation
SOLM127 EU Tax Law

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

17,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

26,250

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content. Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.