IE Law School’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) offers an intensive, high-level education with theoretical and practical elements, personal development opportunities and a unique international community.
IE Law School’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) is unmatched as a transformational journey, both professionally and personally. Grow your professional skills and profile while advancing your career in an immersive, international experience specifically designed to maximize your global potential.
In the IE Law School’s Master of Laws (LL.M.), you’ll deepen and broaden your knowledge of law in a series of focused, highly practical modules, led by diverse, experienced academics and legal practitioners. You will gain a solid foundation surrounding corporate and business law, while staying ahead of the trends due to our applied methodologies, experienced practitioners and the comparative study of law with legal experts.
You will also gain an internationally recognized Postgraduate Diploma of Specialist (PgDip) in one of three major legal fields. Your choice of specialization is between: International Business Law, International Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property and Technology Law.
Enjoy guest speakers, networking events, legal challenges, seminars and participation in international moot court competitions—all complementary educational opportunities that form part of this innovative, cutting-edge Master of Laws (LL.M.).
THE MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.)
IS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO…
Have a law degree or professional legal background and are now ready to tackle the complex global challenges faced by corporations, law firms, consulting firms and international institutions.
Personal transformation and a new way of thinking about law. The Master of Laws (LL.M.) is designed to improve students’ entire attitude towards the profession, as well as their lawyering skills. You’re looking to find your own voice within the legal sector, focusing on what you want to specialize in and boosting your opportunities on your own legal path.
● Lawyer in a full-service business law firm
● Lawyer in a specialized boutique
● In-house lawyer in a multinational corporation
● Legal officer in an international organization
● Dispute Resolution lawyer
CHOOSE YOUR OWN AREA OF LAW STUDY
With the Master of Laws (LL.M.) program, students will also obtain a Postgraduate Diploma of Specialist (PgDip) in one of the three areas of expertise: International Business Law, International Dispute Resolution or Intellectual Property and Technology Law.
Specialist knowledge in one of these subjects—each vital in a globalized, digital and complex legal ecosystem—will open doors to a career at the most prestigious firms and organizations. Specialize in what most interests you and emerge as an expert in your chosen field, guided by top mentors.
OUR LL.M. SPECIALIZATIONS
SKILL UP! BECOME A T-SHAPED INTERNATIONAL LAWYER
A new type of international lawyer is in demand. Known as T-shaped lawyers—with the solid root of their legal expertise complemented by a crossbar of diverse abilities—these highly skilled individuals are better equipped to lead change in a transforming industry.
The Master of Laws (LL.M.) specializes in training diverse, holistic lawyers of this caliber. Due to shifts in the legal market, successful T-shaped lawyers need to be well versed in everything from technology to business and analytics, accompanied by highly developed interpersonal and managerial skills.
Our LL.M. starts and ends with two self-evaluations, allowing students to effectively gauge their unique learning journey that integrates all the necessary skills—including a strong focus on business and tech immersion. This program, designed to ensure an upward trajectory in our students’ careers, equips future lawyers with the tools for success in today’s new legal world.
Students will also be evaluated throughout the program in modules and workshops, developing and improving these soft skills as they advance. Furthermore, by taking part in networking events, team-building experiences, and lectures on cutting-edge sector developments, they will learn critical interpersonal skills for successful interviews and cross-collaboration beyond the legal sphere.