International Commercial Law and Practice LLM

This internationally focused LLM will provide you with a deeper understanding of how commercial law operates in practice. 
The programme has been designed by leading specialist academics from Edinburgh Law School. Legal practitioners from leading international law firms have also provided input into certain core modules. With 25 modules to choose from you can choose a programme of study that best reflect your interests, professional experience and industry focus.

The LLM in International Commercial Law and Practice will enable you to develop a practical understanding of the legal issues surrounding specific industries, markets and commercial relationships. It will also facilitate a broader and more generic understanding of underlying themes, such as harmonisation, regulation and compliance.

It will be of benefit to lawyers in practice dealing with international issues, and also to in-house lawyers and other professionals working in international commerce who are confronted by international legal issues and who wish to deepen their legal knowledge.

Programme overview
The LLM in International Commercial Law and Practice is truly international in scope and is both academically rigorous and practical in focus. The programme offers a wide range of industry focused modules, and spans the following areas of commercial law:

  • Oil and gas law
  • International tax law
  • International sales law and commodities
  • Dispute resolution
  • International commercial arbitration
  • Contract law
  • Corporate compliance
  • Competition law

Having studied the programme, you will emerge with a deeper understanding of the operation of law in its particular context, here primarily the international commercial context as well as an awareness of the relevance of the social and economic background to the discipline.

LLM Award
January, September Start
Full-time, Part-time, Distance, Online Study Mode
12 month Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK.

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