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Birkbeck, University of London: Commercial Law

Institution Birkbeck, University of London
Department Law
Web http://www.bbk.ac.uk
Telephone 0203 907 0700
Study type Taught

Summary

Birkbeck’s innovative new LLM in Commercial Law is a research-led course focusing on the law governing private economic relations and businesses. A highly relevant area of legal practice, knowledge of commercial law will prove useful in your career in law or in the corporate sector. It is also an area which raises a series of fundamental questions about our economy.

The LLM degree in Commercial Law helps you gain a thorough and practical knowledge of the most important aspects of modern commercial law. At the same time, we provide you with the tools to critically understand the social relevance of the law of market relations. We incorporate elements of the common law and international law, so this degree is suited for both UK and international students.

Your studies will be centred around small seminars in which we:

  • discuss and assess the key principles of commercial law and market regulation

  • evaluate the national and international socio-economic dimensions

  • appraise different approaches to the regulation of businesses and market relations

  • engage with emergent legal and policy discussions regarding market regulation in a critical and innovative way.

This course is ideal for both law and non-law graduates. It is not a qualifying Law degree, so please consider our LLM Qualifying Law Degree if you wish to obtain such a degree.

Highlights

  • This LLM Commercial Law offers you the chance to gain an advanced legal degree in the heart of London with a particular emphasis on critical analysis of this area of law, nationally and internationally.

  • Giving you plenty of opportunities for professional development and networking, you will benefit from our School of Law’s vibrant annual cycle of inspiring expert-led public lectures and conferences, in which school and cross-school research centres and institutes play a key role.

  • Birkbeck is a hub of expertise on creative, innovative and critical thinking and Birkbeck School of Law has a strong tradition of research across its departments of Law and Criminology.

  • Our city centre campus is in Bloomsbury WC1, a lively student-centred place that's home to a number of universities and other colleges of the University of London, and you will be able to take advantage of their rich research collections as well as Birkbeck Library, which has a strong collection in critical, theoretical and interdisciplinary legal studies, including access to key specialist journals and an extensive range of online materials.

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