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International Corporate and Commercial Law

King's College London

24 months
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About

Develop your global legal career with an online LLM from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools. The International Corporate and Commercial Law LLM at King's College London allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. 

Overview

This master’s of law degree is taught online, meaning that you can advance your education without taking a break from work or other commitments. Six entry points throughout the year put learning on your schedule.

The International Corporate and Commercial Law LLM at King's College London is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within corporate or commercial law. It would be useful to students who aspire to work in the corporate and commercial sectors, but not necessarily within a legal career. The programme would be an excellent foundation for students who are considering pursuing legal research.

The programme will:

  • Examine the issues of international corporate law, including regulation of mergers and acquisitions, corporate form and its issues, corporate actors and international corporate finance.
  • Focus on key transactions and legal arrangements entered into by a corporate body, including trade, shipping, finance, energy and investment related transactions.
  • Include a stage when ‘things go wrong’, with the focus being on dispute resolution and on corporate insolvency. Includes courses on international commercial arbitration and international corporate insolvency.
  • Provide overarching legal foundation and themes to corporate and commercial areas of the law as well as reinforce a global and transnational vision underpinning the programme.

Career prospects

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Dickson Poon School of Law has strong connections with some of the world’s leading legal firms and international employers. A King’s College London LLM will allow you to study alongside other legal professionals around the world and enhance your career prospects.

The International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within corporate or commercial law. The programme would be an excellent foundation for students who are considering pursuing legal research. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Actors: Power & Responsibility 
  • The Corporate Form and its Issues 
  • Corporate Finance Law 
  • Fundamentals of the Law and Policy of Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Transnational Corporate Law & Practice 
  • Transnational Corporate Restructuring

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • No Attendance

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Law, or in a degree with 70% law content, or in the Graduate Diploma in Law. 
  • If you have a high 2:2 (i.e. 57%-59%) in law, or in a degree with 70% law content, and at least 3 years of work experience in law, your application will be considered. 
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Work experience

Applicants who have achieved a 2:1 or above in a non-law degree (i.e. finance or business) will be considered for this programme provided that they have at least 3 years of work experience in law (i.e. those who are working in a law firm as a practicing solicitor or those that have passed the bar exam and are working as a practicing lawyer).

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