City, University of London: Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution

InstitutionCity, University of London
Department The City Law School View department profile
Web www.city.ac.uk/law
Email law@city.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7404 5787
Study type Taught

Summary

This Specialist LLM in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution degree should interest and benefit a broad range of students. If you are already professionally qualified having taken the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC) it will develop your understanding of practice and enhance your career. If you have legal qualifications in another jurisdiction it will provide understanding of legal process in England. You can enrol in the course straight after a law degree, although some experience of legal practice is an advantage.

The Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution LLM provides a unique opportunity to enhance the development of a career in legal professional practice as a barrister, solicitor or other qualified legal practitioner. The course investigates the ways in which civil litigation can be managed strategically and effectively, and provides a practice-focused understanding of mediation and arbitration as alternative ways of resolving a dispute, both of which are becoming increasingly important to commercial and non-commercial practice alike.

This innovative specialist Master degree is designed to provide a sound understanding of the rules under which litigation, arbitration and mediation operate, based on current scholarship including areas such as procedure, evidence and ethics.

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The City Law School
City, University of London



The City Law School is one of London's major law schools offering an impressive range of academic and professional courses.

Incorporating the former Inns of Court School of Law, we were the first University Law School in London to educate students and practitioners at every stage of legal education. With three levels of study – undergraduate, postgraduate and professional - we offer courses suitable for everyone interested in following a career in law no matter what stage they are or where they are from.

Our Academic Staff have a wealth of expert teaching ...

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